Drug smuggling operation busted in Oman

Oman Tuesday 23/November/2021 15:02 PM
By: Times News Service
Drug smuggling operation busted in Oman
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Muscat: The Royal Oman Police (ROP), has seized more than 59 kilograms of crystal drug, 11 kilograms of hashish and 39,600 psychotropic tablets found from four foreign nationals.

"The Directorate General for Combating Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, in cooperation with the Special Task Force, arrested four people of Asian nationality, including two infiltrators, who entered the country illegally through the sea with large quantities of drugs.They were caught after monitoring and tracking operations while the infiltrators' boat reached the shore to deliver the drugs to the other accused," ROP said in a statement

"Legal procedures are being completed against the accused," ROP added.

In another case, the ROP said that Al Dakhiliyah Police Command has arrested eight people of Asian nationality on charges of stealing electrical cables and power generators from a company. The legal procedures are being completed against them as well.