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KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: An Asian was arrested by the General Administration of Drugs Control for smuggling in 53 kilos of hashish and 5,000 captagon tablets via sea route into the country.
Information was received by the Ministry of Interior about a large consignment of narcotics brought into the country by sea route with the intention of trafficking. Information was gathered and permission was sought from the Public Prosecution in coordination with the Coast Guard and stach which was dumped in the seabed was recovered. On examining the content it was found that it consisted of 2 bags containing 53 kilos of hashish and 5,000 captagon tablets
The accused admitted and confessed to the crime and also gave information about 1 kg hashish, half kg opium and 10 gms of meth was hidden in his apartment in Salmiya. He was referred to the competent authority along with seized items to take legal action against him.