UAE: 1,125kg drugs worth Dh25 million seized in RAK

Staff Report/Ras Al Khaimah
Filed on February 20, 2021
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Police bust several drug smuggling bids in 2020.

The Ras Al Khaimah Police on Saturday announced that they seized up to 1,125kg of different kinds of narcotics worth Dh25 million last year.

Col Ibrahim Jassim Al Tunaiji, Director of the Anti-Narcotics Department, RAK Police, said his officers have busted "several attempts" to smuggle drugs into the country.

“The 1,125kg of narcotics seized included a bid to smuggle 763kg of opium. Three drug dealers were arrested in the operation,” Col Al Tunaiji revealed.

He said drug traffickers tried to conceal their identities and mislead the cops, but the police managed to catch them red-handed.

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