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Gang of Egyptian drug peddlers arrested

Four Egyptian drug peddlers were arrested in possession of different types of drugs in a sting operation by CID police
Four Egyptian drug peddlers were arrested in possession of different types of drugs in a sting operation by CID police

KUWAIT CITY, July 28: Four Egyptian drug peddlers were arrested in possession of different types of drugs. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the Public Relations and Security Media Department explained that the General Department for Criminal Evidences received information about a drug peddler. It immediately carried out investigations based on the information to discover that a judicial verdict of ten-year imprisonment was issued against the suspect for drug trafficking. After taking necessary measures, he was arrested in his apartment in Jabriya area where the officers found 500 grams of hashish, four small pieces of hashish, ten grams of crystal meth and drug paraphernalia as well as a weighing scale for drugs. When questioned, he confessed that he obtained the drugs from his compatriot.

The latter was arrested from his apartment in Salmiya area. Eventually, the third and fourth suspects were also arrested in possession of three big pieces, two small pieces and six fingers of hashish as well as 100 ‘Tremadol’ pills and drug paraphernalia. They confessed that the drugs belong to them and they were planning to sell the drugs. All four suspects were referred with the confiscated items to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.

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