KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: An Iraqi expatriate was arrested at Abdali border checkpoint for attempting to smuggle predatory birds and bustards illegally into the country. According to sources, Customs officers at Abdali border checkpoint suspected a bag that an Iraqi national brought with him from Iraq and checked it to discover it contained several types of predatory birds. When questioned, he confessed that he was planning to sell them in Kuwait. He was arrested and referred with the birds to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.
Meanwhile, Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport arrested a Sri Lankan expatriate for attempting to smuggle drugs into the country. He had wrapped the drugs with his clothes and placed the bundle inside his luggage. He was referred with the confiscated drugs to the concerned authorities for necessary measures.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies