A citizen described by the Ministry of Interior as a "big drug supplier" was arrested on Saturday when he was preparing a narcotic substance" in collaboration with an Iraqi man to circulate it.
The General Directorate for Drug Control received information that there is a dealer bringing drug to circulate it into the country, the ministry's security media department added in a statement, noting that the supplier was immediately arrested after making sure of this information.
The accused confessed that he has a place containing a laboratory to prepare drug, the statement said, adding that a large amount of drug was seized.
The accused also admitted that he was preparing orders of narcotics to sell them into a European country. He noted that he used cosmetic names on these orders as a camouflage. On his part, head of the General Directorate for Drug Control Lieutenant
General Suleiman Al-Fahad conveyed greetings of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to the directorate's staff for their prominent and outstanding efforts in arresting the suppliers of narcotics.
He expressed his appreciation to the minister for his support for security men to help them launch pre-emptive strikes against criminals. He stressed readiness of security men in performing their duties and maintaining safety of citizens and residents as well.
The aim of such campaigns is to arrest big suppliers of narcotics which affect badly health of people, he emphasized.