MoI foils bid to smug­gle in 140 kg of hashish

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

The Min­istry of In­te­rior (MoI) an­nounced yes­ter­day it foiled an at­tempt to smug­gle 221 pieces of cannabis weigh­ing 140 kg. The min­istry’s pub­lic re­la­tions de­part­ment pointed out that seven traf­fick­ers two il­le­gal res­i­dents and five Ira­ni­ans - at­tempted to smug­gle the drugs by sea.

Se­cu­rity sources ex­plained that the two il­le­gal res­i­dents were in the process of mov­ing the drugs from the Ira­ni­ans’ wooden boat into theirs, when coast­guards spot­ted them.

A fierce pursuit was in­volved, dam­ag­ing a coast­guard pa­trol boat be­fore the suspects were ar­rested and re­ferred to rel­e­vant au­thor­i­ties.

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