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September 6, 2016 at 09:14

Kuwait MoI seizes 3 million Captagon pills

Kuwait MoI seizes 3 million Captagon pills
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Kuwait: The Ministry of Interior announced yesterday the confiscation of about three million pills of the illegal Captagon drug hidden inside air compressors. The Drugs Control General Department (DCGD) received information that indicated an incoming cargo container had narcotics hidden inside. The container was placed under surveillance until it reached the country and the delivery was made before the raid was carried out.

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May 23, 2016 at 15:40

Drug Control General Department (DCGD) seized 70kg of Hashish and other narcotics

Drug Control General Department (DCGD) seized 70kg of Hashish and other narcotics
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Kuwait: Director General of Kuwait's Drug Control General Department (DCGD) seized 70kg of Hashish, or Hash, 1kg of crystal methamphetamine and half kg of Herion.

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December 1, 2015 at 00:12

Drug users in Kuwait increasing at a "scary rate"

Drug users in Kuwait increasing at a "scary rate"
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Kuwait: Addiction treatment expert Maith Al-Ustad warned the number of drug users of both genders in Kuwait was increasing at a “scary rate”. He said the percentage of drug users of all types reached 7 percent, which is more than double the known percentage around the world, which is 2.5 percent.

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November 26, 2015 at 11:32

European national arrested for planting and selling marijuana

European national arrested for planting and selling marijuana
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Kuwait: Mubarak Al-Kabeer detectives arrested a European national who planted marijuana for sale. Detectives learned earlier that the suspect sold drugs, and when they raided his home, they found a protected plantation area and marijuana seeds. He confessed to planting and selling marijuana. He was sent to concerned authorities.

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March 26, 2015 at 05:12

Five million drug pills busted at Shuwaikh Port

Five million drug pills busted at Shuwaikh Port
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Kuwait: Customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle five million narcotic pills at Shuwaikh Port yesterday. The delivery was intended for a Kuwaiti man, who claimed that the shipment carried cleaning agent. A case was filed for investigations.

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March 3, 2015 at 11:45

Indian arrested with drugs

Indian arrested with drugs
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Kuwait: The Drug Control General Department officers arrested an Indian man with 150 gram of ICE. Officers raided his house and found the drugs there. He told them the drugs were his for trade. He was sent to concerned authorities.

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December 18, 2014 at 12:54

Teacher arrested in Kuwait for drug trafficking

Teacher arrested in Kuwait for drug trafficking
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Financial crimes officers arrested a Kuwaiti teacher and his unemployed Egyptian partner following information about them having drugs.

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December 1, 2014 at 16:38

Kuwait Ministry of Interior seizes 650,000 Captagon tablets

Kuwait Ministry of Interior seizes 650,000 Captagon tablets
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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.

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