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Drugs pusher, addict in police custody

Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department have arrested a drug dealer during an ambush in Mahboula and found on his person 11 sachets of shabu.

The Al-Anba daily quoting a security source said the security authorities acted on confidential information about an Asian was involved in trafficking in drugs.

CID men then sent a secret police agent to buy drugs from the suspect and caught him in the act following which detectives raided his hideout and seized the sachets of drugs.

During his interrogation, he admitted to selling drugs to young people. He also gave away the name of his partner, who he said, has already left the country recently.

In the same context, an expatriate was caught using narcotic drugs and in possession of a bag of shabu and drug paraphernalia while passing through a checkpoint set up at the entrance to Mahboula, He has been referred to the competent authority.

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