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4.2M Captagon pills hidden in agriculture seeds seized in Abu Dhabi

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Sep. 03, 17 | 5:00 pm

Two Arab nationals were arrested by the Abu Dhabi Police and seized from them 4.2 million illegal drug capsules hidden in agriculture seeds, an officer said on September 2, reported Gulf News.

Major General Maktoum Ali Al Shareifi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Police, said the suspects hid a large quantity of Captagon capsules, a banned drug in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), under a huge quantity of agriculture seeds located at a farm.

He also said that the anti-narcotics department of the police headquarters got this information from a tip off.
“The police received an information from its secret sources which said that two Arab nationals who are staying in one of Emirate of the country possess huge quantity of Captagon capsules, a banned drug in the UAE, and were intending to trade and promote it,” Gulf News has quoted Major General  Al Shareifi.

The police, with the help of the Federal teams of anti-narcotics department of the Ministry of Interior, followed the suspects’ movement and their investigation department confirmed their motives of selling Captagon capsules.

Photo credit: Abu Dhabi Police

Upon their arrest, the suspects confessed to the crime of peddling these illegal drugs. They also admitted that they were hiding a larger quantity in a farm.

The suspects are now under a specialised unit with the confiscated drugs for further legal action.

Source: Gulf News
Photo credit: Abu Dhabi Police

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