KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: An Egyptian expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle 4,500 Tramadol pills into the country.
According to a customs media official Nawaf Al-Matar, the luggage inspection devices detected a bag with large quantities of medicines that arrived from an Asian country.
They confiscated the bag and identified its owner, who turned out to be an Egyptian expatriate. They checked the bag and found 4,500 pills of Tramadol drug. He was arrested and referred to the Drugs Control General Department for necessary legal action.
Drug peddlers held: Hawally police arrested a citizen in his 30s and a Bangladeshi for trafficking in drugs and referred them to the Drug Control General Department, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source revealed a police patrol on duty in Hawally suspected two persons in a car parked in a public parking lot as they ran away upon sensing police presence. However, the officers chased them, leading to the discovery of 26 sachets of heroin and shabu in their possession.