10 arrested for smuggling in Oman

T TV Wednesday 20/February/2019 22:19 PM
By: Times News Service

Ten expats have been arrested for smuggling diesel and narcotic substances along the coasts of Musandam and Salalah.
"Dhofar Coast Guard patrols managed to arrested three people in the fishing boat near the port of Salalah in an attempt to smuggle a quantity of khat to the state of Salalah, where they seized more than 2200 packets of khat. The persons and good seized were handed over to the Department of Combat Drugs and psychotropic substances.” - Royal Oman Police
In Musandam Governorate, the Coast Guard arrested four people of Asian nationality aboard two boats use to smuggle diesel near the entrance to the port of Khasab.
The Coast Guard patrol of Kumzar arrested a boat carrying three people of Asian nationality near the island of Salama in the Wilayat of Khasab, entering the country illegally.
They were illegally selling petroleum products, the ROP officials discovered.