Asian held in Salalah for smuggling drugs
MUSCAT: The Directorate of Combating Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances at Dhofar Governorate Police Command arrested an Asian man at Salalah International Airport for attempting to smuggle in 35 heroin capsules by concealing them in his stomach. In a separate case, customs personnel from Sarfeet Police Station arrested an Omani citizen while attempting to smuggle in drugs which he hid inside his vehicle. The seized items included bars of hashish and psychotropic tablets beside a pistol and bullets. The defendants were referred to the public prosecution for investigation.