KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: An Arab expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle drugs by hiding them inside his body. According to the Supervisor of Airport Customs and Head of Customs Media Committee Essa bin Essa, the airport customs officers suspected an Arab passenger and searched him including using an X-ray device which revealed that he had some strange objects inside his rectum.
They referred him to Farwaniya Hospital where two packets — one containing 200 Tremadol pills and the other containing two pieces of hashish — were pulled out from him. Necessary action was taken against him. Meanwhile, policemen from Jahra Governorate Security Command arrested two citizens (brothers) for the possession of ‘spice’ (synthetic cannabinoids). While patrolling the area, police spotted the parked vehicle of the brothers and when they approached the vehicle to investigate, they found the two were asleep.
Later, police found out that the brothers were intoxicated, prompting them to conduct precautionary search which led to the discovery of narcotics. The brothers were referred to the concerned security unit. And, police are looking for an Egyptian man and two other people, for swindling a Kuwaiti working for the Ministry of Interior, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the complaint filed by the Kuwaiti with the Khaitan Police Station, the Egyptian convinced him to join his business venture and promised quick profits after receiving KD 22,000 switching off his cellphone.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff