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Peddler held for selling Tramadol pills

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Personnel from the General Department for Drugs Control have arrested two Arabs for selling Tramadol pills, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came following a tip-off from a police agent. Police then set a trap for the men and caught them red-handed and seized from them 12,000 narcotic pills. During interrogation the men admitted to smuggling the narcotics into the country by hiding them in their clothes.

Drug pills seized: The Coast Guard personnel recently foiled an attempt by five men – a GCC citizen and four Iranians — to smuggle 10,000 narcotic pills (Captagon) into the country via the sea, reports Al-Anba daily.

The daily quoting security sources said the suspects believed the security authorities will be busy celebrating Eid holidays, but they were proved wrong. During interrogation the main suspect said he received the shipment of pills from the Iranians.

When police seized the Iranians they found on their person eight cell phones and large sums of money they had received from the GCC citizen, proceeds from the sale of drug pills. The five men have been referred to the Public Prosecution.


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