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Saturday , January 16 2021

3 nabbed in drug trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: Three people who were arrested by personnel from the General Department for Drugs Control (GDDC) after raiding their rented apartment in Salwa admitted to smuggling drugs pills from abroad by hiding inside car tyres or other methods, reports Al-Anba daily. During interrogation they told police to make it easy to sell these pills they bought a packaging machine from China which helped them to sell the contraband quickly and in quantity to the addicts. They admitted to selling hundreds of thousands of these pills in Kuwait.

A packet of drug pills seized by the authorities

Following the raid the security authorities seized from the men the packing machine, 50,000 pills, 70 grams of meth (a kind of drug), 60 grams of shabu, 10 grams of chemical and money in cash. According to a security source the raid was organized after the GDDC received a tip-off about the activity of the three men – a Kuwaiti, a bedoun and a citizen of an unidentified Gulf country. They allegedly also smuggled drugs via parcels by land and air. The three suspects have been referred to the Public Prosecution after completion of investigations.

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