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Customs foils bid to smuggle 2,727 ‘drug’ pills
27th December, 2016

The Acting Director of Air Customs Ports at the Customs Affairs said on Monday that his department had foiled an attempt to smuggle 2,727 pills weighting 267.6gm, suspected to be drugs, through Bahrain International Airport.

HE said the customs officers suspected a passenger who was referred to the red lane and the pills were found hidden inside his laptop after he and his luggage were searched.

He said the suspect and the seized pills were referred to the Ant-narcotics Directorate of the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science, in order to refer the case to the Public Prosecutor.