Customs officers foil marijuana, liquor smuggling attempts

KUWAIT: Customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle nearly 17 kilograms of marijuana that were found with a passenger who arrived at terminal 4 of Kuwait International Airport, the General Administration of Customs said in a statement yesterday.

The marijuana were kept inside seven paper wraps and were handed over to Drug Control General Department personnel, it added. Meanwhile. Customs officers discovered 118 liquor bottles kept in a container that was not claimed for 90 days at Shuwaikh Port. The 20-foot container arrived from a Gulf country with a note saying that it contained car spare parts, the General Administration of Customs said.

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