Interior Ministry: 600 arrests for drug possession during this year

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Interior Ministry: 600 arrests for drug possession during this year

October 01, 2019 - 10:01
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Counter Narcotics Agency has arrested a total of 600 suspects of different nationalities, in drug cases, during the period from 1 January to 30 August, the Interior Ministry reported.

The ministry added that the cases referred to the ministry amounted to 332, involving 723,250 kilos of Hashish, 11,450 kilos of heroin, 609042 narcotic pills, 126,460 litres of homemade wines, and 891 bottles of liquor imported from abroad.