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Dubai: Traveler arrested for trying to smuggle methamphetamine and cocaine through DXB – News


Published: Friday, November 3, 2023, 12:25

Last update: Friday, November 3, 2023, 1:44 p.m.

A traveler from a European country was arrested at Dubai International Airport (DXB) for smuggling hallucinogenic pills and other illegal narcotic substances.

According to a report in the Arab newspaper Al-Bayan On Friday, the traveler hid in his luggage 292 hallucinogenic pills, 5 hallucinogenic stamps and hallucinogenic powder weighing 13.84 grams, as well as crack cocaine weighing 7.38 grams and 274.59 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

Khaled Ahmed, director of the Passenger Operations Department at Dubai Customs, said authorities are making great efforts to protect society from illegal drugs. He noted: “We have inspectors and officers with a high degree of competence, skills and experience. “They use the latest inspection devices at airports and all customs ports in Dubai to combat drug smuggling.”

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