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Drug pills seized

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: Antinarcotics men arrested two Arab expatriates who smuggled 12 Tramadol pills into the country for trade purpose. A security source said Drug Control General Department received information that the two suspects had brought 12 Tramadol pills, carefully hidden inside their clothes, from their home country to …

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Drug peddlers held

KUWAIT CITY, June 22:Anti-narcotics men apprehended a drug trafficking gang of Bedoun and Asian nationals, reports Al-Seyassah daily. A security source said a team of detectives was formed to follow up a tip-off the General Drug Control Department (GDCD) received about the activities of the gang, and after confirming validity …

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‘Strawberry’ drug found on Egyptian expatriate

‘KD 20 at my place, KD 40 at yours’ KUWAIT CITY, June 17: Officers from Ahmadi Security Directorate chased an Egyptian expatriate on foot and arrested him in possession of illicit drug known as ‘Strawberry’. A security source said the officers were on a round of Fahaheel area when they …

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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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