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Dubai Customs seizure cases up 23pc in first half

Dubai Customs seizure cases up 23pc in first half

DUBAI: Dubai Customs has raised collections from seized contraband as it has 23 percent more seizure case during the first half of this year than the same period of last year.

As per details, Dubai Customs Passenger Operations Department has 1,037 confiscations during the first half of this year as compared to 843 seizures during the same period last year.

Moreover, narcotic drugs, prohibited and restricted substances, fake documents, as well as arms and accessories were some of the items seized by the Dubai Customs during said period.

Sources told that there were 140 beetle leaf,357 fake passports and documents, 159 arms and accessories; 19 restricted medicines; 18 counterfeit goods and 10 wildlife confiscation cases in addition to of fake credit cards, undeclared goods, tools used in sorcery and black magic confiscated during checking at airports.

Dubai airports are also in the process of installing 53 inspection machines, 50 for luggage X-ray and the remaining three for intestinal scanning.