Qatar Customs seizes narcotic pills hidden in traveller’s luggage


Qatar officials foiled an attempt to smuggle banned pregabalin pills at the Hamad International Airport.  

The Hamad International Airport Customs Department foiled an attempt to smuggle 1,400 pergabalin narcotic pills, stated the department in its social media account. 

Following which a manual inspection was done, where the officials found the pills, hidden secretly among prohibited tobacco. 

The customs authority has repeatedly warned against bringing illegal goods into Qatar. The inspectors undergo intensifying theoretical and field training in the latest technology and methods to read the body language of passengers and to be aware of the latest methods followed by smugglers.

Source: Peninsula

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