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Man arrested after two women who took 'Golden Monkey' drug become seriously ill

Two women fell seriously ill after taking the drug 'Golden Monkey' over the weekend. Credit: ITV News

One man has been arrested following an incident in which two young women fell seriously ill after taking a drug called ‘Golden Monkey’.

One 19-year-old woman and one 20-year-old woman, both from Weymouth, were taken to hospital after taking the drug which is a form of ecstasy.

Both women were taken seriously ill at Dorset County Hospital but are now in a stable condition.

A 20-year-old Weymouth man has been arrested on suspicion of the supply of ecstasy and is assisting police with enquiries.

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