KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: General Department of Public Relations and Security Media at Ministry of Interior, in a press release, revealed that officers from the Drugs Control General Department arrested a Kuwaiti citizen who cultivated marijuana in his house. When information about the citizen’s illicit activities was received, intensive investigations were launched during which the citizen was put under surveillance for two weeks.
After taking necessary legal measures, securitymen arrested the suspect near his house, which they raided to find a special laboratory and two greenhouses fully equipped with modern and sophisticated equipment used for agriculture. Inside each greenhouse, large number of plastic pots of different sizes and shapes planted with marijuana, estimated to be about 1,000 plants, were discovered.
In addition, large quantity of marijuana seeds and a sensitive weighing scale were also confiscated. Before he was transferred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action, the suspect had admitted to trafficking marijuana.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies