Worth half a million dinars of Narcotics substance seized by Kuwait MOI

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Worth half a million dinars of Narcotics substance seized by Kuwait MOI

Worth half a million dinars of Narcotics substance seized by Kuwait MOI

The Ministry of Interior on Monday, seized a large quantity of psychoactive substance, weighing about 12 kilograms, and its value is estimated at half a million Kuwaiti dinars.

The ministry, in a statement, explained that the General Administration for Narcotics Control, and in coordination with the Customs Search and Investigation Department, was able to seize two containers brought by a person from outside the country that contain a large quantity of substance that is hidden inside bags designated for fodder.

He was caught red-handed during the process of selling the contraband along with a quarter kilogram of narcotic chemical in his vehicle. The man was referred to the competent authorities to take the necessary legal action.

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