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Customs seizes 7,188 liquor bottles coming from GCC state
June 15, 2014, 8:44 am

A container with about 7,188 bottles of liquor was seized in Shuaiba Port. According to security sources, customs officers seized the container which arrived at the port from a GCC country and checked it to find boxes of liquor bottles. A case has been registered for investigations.

Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti citizen was apprehended by security operatives in Farwaniya for possessing two pills of illicit drug ‘Rosh’ and other drug substances. Sources said the officers were on patrol in Farwaniya when they spotted the suspect in a Japanese-made vehicle and requested his ID card.

As he tried to reach for the ID card, he dropped the illicit drug from his pocket. He was arrested and referred to the concerned authority. Meanwhile, patrolmen arrested a Bedoun at a parking lot in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh area in possession of Shabu and other drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the concerned authority.

25 bottles of local brew seized; liquor factory raided

An Asian man was arrested for the possession of 25 bottles of locally brewed alcohol. While patrolling the area, traffic officers from Mubarak Al-Kabeer Security Command signaled for the suspect to pull over as he was driving on the wrong side of the road - a serious traffic offense. When the officers started taking procedures to issue the traffic citation and impound the vehicle, they smelled alcohol from the car.

The officers then checked the entire vehicle, leading to the discovery of 25 bottles of local alcohol. A case was registered and the suspect was referred to the concerned security department for the necessary legal action. Meanwhile, Ahmadi security operatives discovered a liquor factory in Mahboula after an Asian man was apprehended late night in front of a building while transferring boxes of local-made liquor into the trunk of his vehicle. Security sources said the suspect tried to run away on foot when he saw the police but he was chased and arrested. He led the officers to a flat used as liquor factory.

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