Doha: Customs authorities at Hamad International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle narcotics into Qatar.
With several photos shared on social media, Customs stated that the seized substances, marijuana and hashish, were hidden inside a passenger’s bag.
Upon inspection, a total of 3,333.9 grams of marijuana pieces were found inside and at the bottom of the passenger’s bag. Hashish was also found with a total weight of 2,119.4 grams.
“Once the seizure process was completed, legal measures were immediately taken and a seizure report was issued,” announced Customs.
Recently, officials of Air Cargo and Private Airports Customs Department, seized a total of 1,977 lyrica pills that were found inside cricket bats.
Customs department has been warning against bringing illegal goods into the country. They are equipped with all means of support including the latest devices and continuous training to read the body language of passengers and to be aware of the latest methods followed by smugglers.