One arrested for growing cannabis in Oman

Business Monday 16/September/2019 15:25 PM
By: Times News Service
One arrested for growing cannabis in Oman

Muscat: One person was arrested for growing cannabis plants, drug possession and abuse, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) has revealed.

However, no information was made available about the nationality of the accused.

In a statement, ROP said: “The Drug Enforcement Administration and Psychotropic Substances Directorate arrested one person on charges of growing marijuana at his home. Equipment used for growing marijuana and abuse tools were also confiscated.”

ROP added that legal proceedings have against the accused have been taken and he has been referred to judicial authorities for further investigation.

The Royal Oman Police calls upon everyone to cooperate with them and to help combat the scourge of drugs and contraband and to inform the police of any information that helps in the detection of drug smugglers and drug traffickers.

People can do so by calling 9119 or the hotline of the Public Administration for the Control of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (1444).