Kuwait customs seizes 2.220 mln bags of narcotics in Shuwaikh Port

– The General Administration of Customs announced, Monday, that it seized 2.220 million bags of narcotic substances in three containers at Shuwaikh Port.

The customs officials suspected the three 40-foot containers left behind for more than 90 days in Shuwaikh port, the first container consisting of 111,000 bags of the (Paan) narcotic substance, while the second container included 109 bags, said administration in a press statement.

The third container had two million bags, bringing the total of amount seized to 2,220,000 narcotics, it added.

The General Administration of Customs has warned anyone who is tempted to smuggle narcotics and prohibited goods in all their forms and types into the country, stressing that he will expose himself to legal accountability and take customs procedures against him.

Source: Kuwait News Agency