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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 16 October 2018

Passenger caught smuggling 7kg of drugs at Abu Dhabi Airport

Man arrested after marijuana haul is uncovered by customs officers

A man has been arrested after nearly 7kg of drugs were seized at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
A man has been arrested after nearly 7kg of drugs were seized at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

A passenger was arrested after being caught with 7 kilograms of marijuana at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The drugs were found tightly wrapped in a number of bags in the man's luggage, customs officials said.

Abu Dhabi Police said the man was arrested after arriving at the airport from an Asian country.

Customs inspectors found of 6.7 kilograms of the illegal substance during a search.

Mubarak Al Mansouri, executive director of customs operations, praised alert staff for discovering the drugs haul.

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