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SA Customs seizes illicit 329 diamonds, 800kg dagga at Free State border

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CAPE TOWN: South Africa Customs seized diamonds and drugs at South Africa’s Free State border with Lesotho over the past week in different operations, the SA Customs official said here the other day. Two men from Lesotho were arrested for illegally crossing the border into South Africa with 329 diamonds worth about R3.2 million, Customs said in a statement. Meanwhile, ... Read More »

Kuwait, Oman arrest two Asian smugglers; seize 141kg hashish, 15kg heroin

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KUWAIT CITY: Kuwaiti and Omani security operatives joined forces and busted two Asians affiliated to a ring of drug smugglers operating in GCC countries, and seized 141 kg of hashish plus 15 kg of heroin here the other day. The find is considered to be the largest drug quantity ever smuggled to the Sultanate of Oman. Security sources said a ... Read More »

Kuwait, Oman arrest two Asian smugglers; seize 141kg hashish, 15kg heroin

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KUWAIT CITY: Kuwaiti and Omani security operatives joined forces and busted two Asians affiliated to a ring of drug smugglers operating in GCC countries, and seized 141 kg of hashish plus 15 kg of heroin here the other day. The find is considered to be the largest drug quantity ever smuggled to the Sultanate of Oman. Security sources said a ... Read More »

HK Customs seizes largest batch of illicit motorcycles worth $541,935

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HONG KONG: Hong Kong Customs said here the other day that a batch of motorcycles valued at about 4.2 million HK dollars (about 541,935 U.S. dollars) were seized last December, which was the largest case of suspected motorcycle smuggling in a decade. On Dec. 17, Hong Kong Customs found 20 unmanifested motorcycles and 111 tires in a container declared as ... Read More »

Singapore ICA seizes 980 cartons of contraband cigarettes

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SINGAPORE: Singapore Customs is investigating two men, after mattresses they were ferrying were found stashed with 980 cartons of contraband cigarettes. A Singapore-registered lorry driven by a 38-year-old man with a 46-year-old attendant was stopped by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers for routine checks at Keppel Distripark, ICA said in a news release here the other day. Officers conducted ... Read More »

SL Customs seizes illicit 218 pieces of gems worth LKR5,469,775

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Customs officials at the international airport have arrested two Sri Lankan nationals when they attempted to illegally smuggle a stock of gems out of the country here the other day. The two suspects, a 22-year old and a 24-year old, residents of Bambalapitiya, were arrested at the Departure Lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport waiting to board ... Read More »

Kuwait security officials seize illicit 32 tramadol pills, clutch Bangladeshi woman

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KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait Security operatives attached to Ahmadi Command arrested a Bangladeshi woman for the possession of 32 Tramadol pills here the other day. Acting on instructions from acting Ahmadi Security Chief Brigadier Ali Al-Morry and under the supervision of Colonel Zaid Al-Hajeri, the officers referred the suspect and the seized items to the relevant authority for the necessary legal ... Read More »

SL Customs seizes illicit 218 pieces of gems worth LKR5,469,775

gems

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Customs officials at the international airport have arrested two Sri Lankan nationals when they attempted to illegally smuggle a stock of gems out of the country here the other day. The two suspects, a 22-year old and a 24-year old, residents of Bambalapitiya, were arrested at the Departure Lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport waiting to board ... Read More »

Singapore ICA seizes 980 cartons of contraband cigarettes

cigarettes

SINGAPORE: Singapore Customs is investigating two men, after mattresses they were ferrying were found stashed with 980 cartons of contraband cigarettes. A Singapore-registered lorry driven by a 38-year-old man with a 46-year-old attendant was stopped by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers for routine checks at Keppel Distripark, ICA said in a news release here the other day. Officers conducted ... Read More »

Hong Kong customs seizes contraband 250kg ketamine worth HK$2.5 million

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HONG KONG: Customs officers smashed in the windows of a car in order to arrest two men inside before a HK$2.5 million haul of ketamine was uncovered in a New Territories village house near the border and Mai Po nature reserve here the other night. The department believes the drugs were smuggled into Hong Kong from the mainland. Plain-clothes officers ... Read More »

HK Customs seizes largest batch of illicit motorcycles worth $541,935

motorcycles

HONG KONG: Hong Kong Customs said here the other day that a batch of motorcycles valued at about 4.2 million HK dollars (about 541,935 U.S. dollars) were seized last December, which was the largest case of suspected motorcycle smuggling in a decade. On Dec. 17, Hong Kong Customs found 20 unmanifested motorcycles and 111 tires in a container declared as ... Read More »

Kuwait Customs seizes contraband 2kg heroin worth KD 250,000

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KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait Customs arrested two Indian expatriates for attempting to smuggle 2 kilograms of heroin worth KD 250,000 into the country via courier service. According to security sources, Customs officers discovered the drugs while checking two cartons that arrived in Kuwait from India via a courier company. They conducted necessary investigations and arrested the two suspects, referring them with ... Read More »

Kuwait security officials seize illicit 32 tramadol pills, clutch Bangladeshi woman

drugs

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait Security operatives attached to Ahmadi Command arrested a Bangladeshi woman for the possession of 32 Tramadol pills here the other day. Acting on instructions from acting Ahmadi Security Chief Brigadier Ali Al-Morry and under the supervision of Colonel Zaid Al-Hajeri, the officers referred the suspect and the seized items to the relevant authority for the necessary legal ... Read More »

Indonesia Narcotics Directorate seizes 8.1kg meth, nabs 11smugglers

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JAKARTA: Indonesia National Police’s Narcotics Directorate nabbed 11 members of an international drug smuggling ring operating in Jakarta and seized 8.1 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. Narcotics Directorate head Chief Brig. Gen. Anjan Pramuka Putra said the syndicate was controlled from China and operated its business in Jakarta before distributing drugs to other big cities throughout the country. “They distributed the ... Read More »

SA Customs seizes bootleg 41kg rhino horn, 100kg perlemon, 200kg meth worth R130.5m

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JOHANNESBURG: South Africa Customs officials seized rhino horn and perlemoen among illicit goods worth millions, Customs spokesperson said here the other day. In the biggest ever seizure of rhino horn, two men travelling from Maputo to Vietnam via OR Tambo International Airport were caught with horns weighing 41kg and worth more than R4.5m. The 100kg haul of perlemoen, which had ... Read More »

SA Customs seizes bootleg 41kg rhino horn, 100kg perlemon, 200kg meth worth R130.5m

rhino

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa Customs officials seized rhino horn and perlemoen among illicit goods worth millions, Customs spokesperson said here the other day. In the biggest ever seizure of rhino horn, two men travelling from Maputo to Vietnam via OR Tambo International Airport were caught with horns weighing 41kg and worth more than R4.5m. The 100kg haul of perlemoen, which had ... Read More »

Indonesia Narcotics Directorate seizes 8.1kg meth, nabs 11smugglers

meth

JAKARTA: Indonesia National Police’s Narcotics Directorate nabbed 11 members of an international drug smuggling ring operating in Jakarta and seized 8.1 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. Narcotics Directorate head Chief Brig. Gen. Anjan Pramuka Putra said the syndicate was controlled from China and operated its business in Jakarta before distributing drugs to other big cities throughout the country. “They distributed the ... Read More »

SA Customs seizes bootleg 41kg rhino horn, 100kg perlemon, 200kg meth worth R130.5 m

rhino

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa Customs officials seized rhino horn and perlemoen among illicit goods worth millions, Customs spokesperson said here the other day. In the biggest ever seizure of rhino horn, two men travelling from Maputo to Vietnam via OR Tambo International Airport were caught with horns weighing 41kg and worth more than R4.5m. The 100kg haul of perlemoen, which had ... Read More »

SA Customs seizes illicit 329 diamonds, 800kg dagga at Free State border

diamonds

CAPE TOWN: South Africa Customs seized diamonds and drugs at South Africa’s Free State border with Lesotho over the past week in different operations, the SA Customs official said here the other day. Two men from Lesotho were arrested for illegally crossing the border into South Africa with 329 diamonds worth about R3.2 million, Customs said in a statement. Meanwhile, ... Read More »

Kuwait DCGD seizes 650,000 drug pills, 21kg hashish; clutches two smugglers

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KUWAIT CITY: Kuwaiti officers from Drug Control General Department foiled an attempt by a Syrian expatriate to smuggle 650 thousand narcotic pills plus 21kg of hashish via the land borders of a neighboring country, said a press statement from the Security Information Department of Interior Ministry here the other day. A Bedoun woman was also arrested in connection with the ... Read More »