Marijuana drug bust at Muscat International Airport
September 11, 2017 | 2:28 PM
by Times News Service
Image used for illustrative purpose. Photo: File

Muscat: An Asian national was caught with marijuana at Muscat International airport, Royal Oman Police announced.

The General Directorate for the Control of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances "foiled an attempted smuggling of narcotic substances by an Asian national through Muscat International Airport and seized a quantity of marijuana", an official from the ROP said.

The accused was referred to the Public Prosecution to take legal action against him.

The Royal Oman Police called upon citizens and residents to "cooperate in combating this scourge and to inform the police of any information that helps in the detection of drug smugglers and drug traffickers by calling 9119 or the Hotline for General Administration of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances (1444), or reporting it to the nearest police station."

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