Doha: The General Authority of Customs at Hamad International Airport recently foiled an attempt to smuggle hashish into the country.

A total of 785 grams of hashish was seized hidden inside the shoes of a passenger from an Asian country, tweeted the General Authority of Customs.

Prior to this, on September 23, 2019, the authorities had managed to thwart smuggling of 9.45kg hashish and 7gms marijuana at Hamad International Airport in the luggage of passengers.

Customs officials in the country are provided all means of support including developed means of systems and continuous training to read body language of passengers and to be aware of the latest methods followed by smugglers.