x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

RAK police arrest 131 on drug-related charges and make 85 seizures

Police have conducted awareness campaigns for all age groups in 26 locations across Ras Al Khaimah this year.

Ras Al Khaimah Police have arrested 131 people on drug-related charges and made 85 drug seizures in 10 months.

Police seized 60,000 tablets of tramadol, a painkiller, about 87 kilograms of hashish and undisclosed quantities of heroin, opium and marijuana, said Col Ibrahim Ali, the director of the emirate's drug-enforcement administration.

Police have conducted awareness campaigns for all age groups in 26 locations across the emirate this year.

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