One arrested for possessing marijuana in Oman

Oman Tuesday 14/June/2022 09:42 AM
By: Times News Service
One arrested for possessing marijuana in Oman
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Muscat: A passenger has been caught by Empty Quarter (Rub-el-Khali) Customs for possessing a quantity of marijuana rolls.

"Empty Quarter Customs arrested a passenger in possession of a quantity of marijuana rolls, which he deliberately hid behind the steering wheel of the vehicle," Oman Customs said in a statement.

Two expats arrested for illegal fishing

In another incident wo expats have been arrested and illegal fishing nets were seized in Al Wusta Governorate.

"The fisheries control team in Al Wusta Governorate was able to arrest two violating expatriate workers, and seized unlicensed fishing nets used. The violators were referred to the competent authorities," the Directorate General of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources in Al Wusta Governorate said in a statement.

"The team was also able to seize an estimated quantity of 700 kg of shrimp that had been caught outside the permitted season in the Wilayat of Mahout."