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Drug trafficker resists arrest during raid

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Officers from the General Department of Criminal Security arrested an unidentified individual in possession of drugs. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that the officers, after receiving information about the suspect’s involvement in …

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‘INTERPOL-led’ operation identifies new drug trafficking routes, methods

‘Smugglers swallow condoms packed with liquid cocaine’ SINGAPORE, May 30: An INTERPOL coordinated operation targeting drug trafficking across Asia and the Pacific has identified emerging smuggling routes and concealment methods. Operation Lionfish – ASEAN, which involved more than 2,000 police and customs officials across 14 countries, revealed a network of …

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Expat cultivates marijuana at home

KUWAIT CITY, May 25: Security operatives have arrested an expatriate for cultivating and peddling in marijuana. Public Relations and Security Media at the Drug Control General Department stated the sector received report indicating the expatriate had cultivated marijuana inside a private residence. Acting on information, a team of detectives was …

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‘Parcel’ with 91,000 drug pills seized – MoI arrests 27 expats for violating Residency Law

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Personnel from the Kuwait International Airport airfreight department recently foiled an attempt by an unidentified person to smuggle into the country 91,000 drug pills, reports Al- Shahed daily. The daily added, the parcel came from an unidentified Arab country. According to customs officials the contraband was …

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Asian passenger held with 3-kg marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: An Asian expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle three kilograms of marijuana into the country. According to sources, the Asian passenger appeared nervous when he arrived at the airport, prompting customs officers to check his luggage. They found three kilograms of …

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Bag with drug pills tied to pigeon

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Custom officers at the Abdali border outlet thwarted an attempt by drug trafficker(s) to smuggle narcotics into the country by personally hunting down the pigeon used in the sophisticated smuggling activity. A security source said inspectors at the border outlet noticed a pigeon perching on a …

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Drug scourge prompts MP to call for rehabilitation center

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: MP Sadoun Hammad Al-Otaibi has presented a proposal to establish a drug rehabilitation center on par with global standards and a research center to determine reasons for the spread of drug addiction in the country. He explained the remarkable increase in the number of youths addicted …

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Customs officers ‘foil’ Asian’s bid to smuggle in 32,000 narcotic pills

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport arrested an Asian after finding 32,000 narcotic pills in his luggage. The officers got suspicious of the Asian when they noticed his agitated demeanor, resulting in a thorough inspection of his luggage where they discovered plastic containers with the narcotic …

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Wanted woman, man nabbed; 60 drug pills seized from Indian

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: A Kuwaiti woman who is wanted by law for several cases was arrested in Kuwait City. According to security sources, private taskforce officers were patrolling Capital Governorate when they suspected a vehicle and requested the driver to pull over. When she ignored the orders, securitymen chased …

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Coast Guard seizes large quantity of drugs – Securitymen arrest Asian with 6.1-kg heroin, ‘Ice’

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: A GCC national and a Bedoun were arrested for attempting to smuggle large quantity of hashish into Kuwait on a boat via sea, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to sources, when the radar system of General Department for Coast Guard detected a boat infiltrating Kuwaiti territorial waters, …

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