Doha:Â Qatar General Directorate of Drug Enforcement in a joint operation with Polish Police and Customs services thwarted an attempt to smuggle 5.8 Kg of heroin.
The Polish authorities arrested the accused and seized the drug that he tried to hide in the wall of his bag, thanks to the cooperation between Qatari authorities and the relevant bodies in Poland.
The International Communication Section of the Department of Studies and International Affairs of the Drug Enforcement Directorate received a piece of information about the attempt by an European national to smuggle narcotics into Poland through Warsaw Chopin Airport.
The administration took all measures in accordance with international conventions and laws and through coordination with the relevant bodies in Poland. The Polish authorities thanked Qatar represented by the Ministry of the Interior and the General Directorate for Drugs Enforcement for this cooperation.
Major Mohammed Abdullah Al Khater, Director of the Department of Studies and International Affairs at the General Directorate for Drug Enforcement said: “The General Directorate stresses the importance of international cooperation and coordination.” He pointed out that Qatar is exerting every effort to support the international community in addressing this serious scourge.