After an extensive period of research, surveillance, and inquiry, officials from the General Department of Criminal Investigation have apprehended two expatriates engaged in the distribution of imported and local alcohol in Jaber Al-Ahmad city.
The operation resulted in the confiscation of 1,500 bottles of both imported and locally manufactured booze, meticulously planned and executed during a well-coordinated ambush, reports Al-Anba daily.
A reliable security source told the daily the arrests came after confidential intelligence was received by the CID men. Subsequent thorough investigations substantiated this information, confirming that the two Asians were operating a clandestine liquor store in the residential area of the city.
To apprehend the culprits, an undercover agent was dispatched, striking a deal with them to purchase a specific quantity of alcohol. When the exchange was taking place, law enforcement officials raided the site and took the men into custody.
Upon interrogation, the suspects confessed to their involvement in the illegal alcohol trade and disclosed the location of the rented house in Jaber Al-Ahmad city where they had stored the contraband. The detectives promptly obtained the necessary legal permission and conducted a raid, uncovering approximately 1,500 bottles of imported and local alcohol.