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4,700 cartons of illegal cigarettes, marijuana seized by Oman Customs
January 18, 2018 | 10:17 AM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: Large amounts of marijuana and around 4,700 cartons of illegal cigarettes were confiscated by customs officials at two Oman ports, the department announced online, adding that the contraband items were hidden in a "professional" manner.

Customs officers at Muscat International Airport foiled a bid to smuggle a quantity of marijuana that was hidden inside boxes that contained fish, Oman Customs said in a statement online.

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In a second case, customs officials said, "Al Wajajah customs department foiled the smuggling of 4,700 cartons of illegal cigarettes that were hidden professionally inside fabrics and blankets."

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