An unidentified individual was arrested at Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint for attempting to smuggle 500 grams of hashish and narcotic pills by taping them to his left leg.
According to sources, customs officers were inspecting travelers who arrived at Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint from a GCC country when they suspected one of the travelers.
They checked him to find the hashish and narcotic pills. During interrogations, he revealed his intention to smuggle the illicit items into the country to sell them to his clients. He was arrested and referred to the Drugs Control General Department for necessary legal action.
Meanwhile, customs officers at Abdali border checkpoint arrested a truck driver who came from a neighboring Arab country with narcotic pills hidden under the driver’s seat of his truck. He was referred with the narcotic pills to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.
Source: Arab Times