December 1, 2014      16:38

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Kuwait Ministry of Interior seizes 650,000 Captagon tablets

Kuwait Ministry of Interior seizes 650,000 Captagon tablets




Security officers from the Directorate General for Drug Control (DGDC) have arrested two people for attempting to smuggle around 650,000 Captagon tablets and a 21 kilogram of Hashish into the country, Interior Ministry announced Monday.

The directorate was informed about an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of Captagon tablets and Hashish, stimulant-type drugs, by a Syrian national and a female illegal resident, who trade in drugs that they bring from a neighboring country, the ministry said in a press statement.

These anti-drugs efforts are exerted under directions of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the statement said.

It also noted that Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled's directions stress the importance to intensify all efforts in order to combat drugs trafficking operations in order to protect the society from this scourge.

Meanwhile, Acting Director General of DGDC Brigadier Saleh Ghanam Al-Enezi affirmed the directorate's keenness on countering the widespread phenomenon of drugs trafficking, urging the society to commit to Islamic teachings and social values, and increase knowledge and awareness by reading much often about the latest on effects and dangers of drugs in all their types.

Source: KUNA


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