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Customs seizes heroin from an Iranian

KUWAIT CITY, May 6:  Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled an attempt by an Iranian to smuggle 750 grams of heroin into the country, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, the General Department for Drugs Control was tipped off that the suspect will be arriving with …

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Customs seizes 1,780 ‘drug pills’

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: An Asian expatriate was arrested for attempting to smuggle 1,780 pills that are suspected to be drugs into the country via Kuwait International Airport. Deputy Head of Customs Media Committee and Supervisor of Kuwait International Airport Essa bin Essa said one of the inspectors at the …

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Customs seizes huge quantity of brain stimulant, 253,000 drug pills

KUWAIT CITY, April 23: Members of the Investigation Office at Kuwait General Customs Administration foiled an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of the brain stimulant (pan). Deputy Director for Investigation Affairs Osama Al-Roumi said the head of department Rashed Al- Baraka received a tip-off concerning the arrival of a …

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Kuwaitis, Pakistani and an Egyptian arrested for drugs

Securitymen nab wanted Kuwaiti over KD 5,000 debt KUWAIT CITY, April 21: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Salwa area for possessing hashish and drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest. According to security sources, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Salwa area when they suspected a vehicle parked beside a road with an …

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Kuwaiti, 2 girls held for doing drugs

Securitymen nab 5 people, seize over 40 narcotic pills KUWAIT CITY, April 18: A Kuwaiti citizen in his 30s was arrested along with two girls — a Kuwaiti and an Iraqi — for possessing and consuming drugs in Salwa area. According to security sources, Private Taskforce officers were patrolling Salwa …

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Customs dept foils Asian driver’s bid to smuggle in 22-kg hashish

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: An Asian expatriate was arrested for attempting to smuggle 22 kgs of hashish into the country via Abdali border, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Director General of General Administration for Customs Counselor Jamal Al-Jalawi appreciated the efforts exerted by Abdali customs officers in discovering the contraband. As soon …

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140 people wanted in drug cases, non-payment of debts held

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: Officers from the Public Security Sector arrested 140 wanted individuals during security campaigns they launched in all governorates during the weekend based on instructions from Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah. The arrested individuals included some who were …

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Iraqi man, 2 Kuwaiti women held for drugs … one wanted over KD 37,000 debt

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: An Iraqi expatriate and two Kuwaiti women were arrested in Mahboula area in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. One of the Kuwaiti women was wanted by law for nonpayment of KD 37,000 and the other did not have any identification documents. According to security sources, …

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Coast Guards seize 34 packets of drugs from Iranian boat

  KUWAIT CITY, April 15:  Two Iranians were arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs into the country via sea, reports Al- Seyassah daily. General Department of Public Relations and Security Media of Ministry of Interior explained in a press statement that the General Department of Coast Guards detected a boat …

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430 drug-related cases filed in Q1 of 2018: statistics

Lieut-Gen Al-Dosari presides over first coordination meet of NCDC’s top panel KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Mahmoud Al-Dosari presided over the first coordination meeting of the higher committee for the National Committee for Drugs Control (NCDC) at the ministry’s headquarters. Present at the meeting were officials …

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