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15,000 drug pills wrapped around smuggler’s legs

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: An Arab expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport in possession of 15,000 ‘Tremadol’ pills. According to sources, customs officers at the airport suspected an Arab passenger after he arrived in Kuwait and checked him to find the narcotic pills rolled in cloth and wrapped around …

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Asian held with one kilo heroin – Over 700 bottles of imported liquor seized from Bedoun

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: An Asian expatriate was arrested in Salwa area in possession of one kilogram of heroin and 50 grams of crystal meth. According to security sources, when the Drugs Control General Department received information about an Asian expatriate involved in drug peddling, a team was formed for …

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‘Drug mafias targeting Gulf’ – Team to pursue smugglers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: Directors of Drug Control General Departments in the GCC stressed, in a meeting held recently in Qatar, the need to protect Gulf countries and their citizens from drugs, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources pointed out that drug mafias and terrorists are targeting GCC countries to …

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Pakistan arrests 12 Lahore to Dubai PIA flight staff

Pakistan has arrested at least 12 staff of its national carrier following the discovery of 6 kg (13.23 lb) of heroin in the toilet of an aircraft bound for Dubai, an airline spokesman said on Monday. The latest instance of misbehaviour by the staff of cash-strapped Pakistan International Airlines was …

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Indian, Nepalese, Sri Lankan men arrested for peddling in narcotics

KUWAIT CITY, July 30: Three expatriates — an Indian, a Nepalese and a Sri Lankan — were arrested for drug peddling, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, when the Drug Control General Department received information about the three expatriates involved in selling drugs, a team was formed for investigations …

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His Highness the Amir lauds narcotics-busting operation

KUWAIT CITY, July 23, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday sent a cable to Acting Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, congratulating him, and ministry officials, on thwarting an attempt to smuggle a huge amount of Captagon into the country. …

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Captagon pills worth KD 25 million seized

KUWAIT CITY, July 22, (KUNA): The Interior Ministry has thwarted an attempt to smuggle a huge amount of Captagon into the country, according to a statement issued on Friday. The ministry’s Undersecretary Lt Gen Sulaiman Al-Fahad supervised the effort to foil the major attempt to bring 10 million Captagon pills …

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Drugs found on wanted Kuwaiti man

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: A wanted Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Fahaheel area in possession of drugs. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Fahaheel area when they noticed two vehicles with motorists inside them in a lot. As they approached the vehicles, the motorists drove away. Securitymen chased …

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‘Customs lacks staff, tech to track drug traces in e-shisha’ – Smoke laced with marijuana, meth flavours

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Smokers of electronic shisha with marijuana and meth drug fl avors seem to be outside the scope of monitoring due to the absence of surveillance while accountability is buffered by the concerned authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. ] The General Customs Administration has been unable to inspect …

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Securitymen arrest 4 people for consuming & possessing drugs

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: A Kuwaiti citizen and a Bedoun man were arrested in Saad Abdullah area for consuming and possessing drugs, reports Al-Rai daily. Jahra securitymen were patrolling Saad Abdullah early morning when they suspected a car with two occupants. They immediately stopped the car and checked their civil …

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