ROP thwart diesel smuggling attempt

T TV Wednesday 19/June/2019 19:43 PM
By: Times News Service

20 Asian expats were arrested on charges of smuggling diesel.

The Musandam Coast Guard seized seven boats that were attempting to smuggle diesel fuel.

"Musandam and Kumzar Coast Guard police boats seized seven diesel smuggling boats near Wilayat Khasab, carrying twenty people of Asian nationality, and the individuals were arrested on charges of diesel smuggling.Around 20,000 litres of diesel were recovered,"- Royal Oman Police, (ROP).

The arrested have been handed over to the Customs Department in Musandam.