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10 Million Lyrica pills coming from China seized at Shuwaikh Port

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KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled supervised the seizure of about 10 million Lyrica pills in the port of Shuwaikh. The pills were hidden among furniture consignment in a secret and innovative way in a container coming from the Republic of China through Shuwaikh port.

The Security Media Department stated that Al-Khaled, in the presence of Minister of Commerce Mazen Al-Nahedh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior Lieutenant-General Anwar Al-Barjas, Director General of the General Administration of Customs Suleiman Al-Fahd and Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Criminal Security Affairs Major General Hamed Al-Dawas, oversaw the seizure. Two people who were involved in importing the shipment were arrested after confronting them, they confessed to the crime. The accused were referred to the competent authority to take legal measures.

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