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Bahrain: Thwarting an attempt to smuggle 205,429 Captagon pills
Bahrain: Thwarting an attempt to smuggle 205,429 Captagon pills

The Customs Affairs, in cooperation with the General Department of Criminal Investigation, managed to thwart an attempt to smuggle about 205,429 pills of the narcotic Captagon, through the air cargo port, which were hidden in a wooden parcel.

The Customs Affairs, in cooperation with the General Department of Criminal Investigation, managed to thwart an attempt to smuggle about 205,429 pills of the narcotic Captagon, through the air cargo port, which were hidden in a wooden parcel.

She explained that while customs officers were performing their duties, they suspected the aforementioned parcel, and by conducting a thorough inspection of it, narcotic pills were seized.

Noting that the seized substance was transferred to the Narcotics Control Department at the General Department of Investigation and Criminal Evidence, to take the necessary legal measures.

the General Department of Criminal Investigation stated that after conducting searches and investigations about the destination of the seized narcotic substances, it was found that the shipment was destined for people in one of the Gulf countries, where communication and coordination with the security authorities there were made and they were arrested.