(MENAFN - Arab Times) Four Arab expatriates were arrested for trafficking in drugs and antinarcotics men recovered 17,000 illicit pills they had smuggled into the country, reports Al-Seyassah daily.
Apparently, a team of officers was formed to pursue the suspects when the Drug Control General Department received a tipoff about their activities
The suspects were place under surveillance for a time to confirm the validity of information
After that, an undercover agent sealed a deal with the first two suspects to purchase 1,000 narcotic pills, and they were arrested after the transaction
During investigation, they admitted ownership of the contraband and named two other accomplices from the same nationality
The officers raided the apartment of the third and fourth suspects and found additional 7,000 pills
All four men were referred to Drug Prosecution
Forged cards: Police have arrested two Malaysians for purchasing goods worth KD 16,200 using forged credit cards, reports Al-Anba daily
Investigations conducted by securitymen showed the men were staying in a 5-star hotel in downtown Kuwait City
According to security sources the suspects paid the hotel bills using the same forged credit cards
The men have been referred to the Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation.