Oman crime: Five arrested on drug charges

Business Friday 15/January/2016 11:10 AM
By: Times News Service
Oman crime: Five arrested on drug charges

Muscat: The Royal Oman Police (ROP) is exerting every effort possible to combat the trade of narcotics, with the Directorate General of Narcotics Control arresting two Omanis for possession, peddling and use or drugs in the Wilayat Baushar.
Forty-seven pieces of hashish, weighing 385 grams, were found in their possession.
Meanwhile, the ROP also arrested three Omanis in Wilayat Sohar for smuggling and possession of drugs, with the intent of peddling.
Around 100 psychotropic tablets, six ready-wrapped and medium bag filled with heroin were found in their possession, including electronic equipment used to coordinate the smuggling and trading of drugs.