KUWAIT: Kuwait International Airport customs officials foiled an Arab man's attempt to smuggle 200 Tramadol tablets into Kuwait, which he had kept inside his body. When the suspect passed through the body X-ray system, foreign objects were found inside his body. The man was taken to Farwaniya Hospital where the drugs, including two pieces of hashish, were removed under medical supervision. The man was taken to the proper authorities after that for further action. Separately, two Asians were sent to Drugs Control General Department when 23 imported liquor bottles and 65 water bottles believed to contain liquor were found in their car.

Drug abuse

Farwaniya police arrested a man who was caught smoking a joint in his car behind a co-operative society in Andalus. Patrol officers also found half a joint inside the man's car. He was sent to concerned authorities.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun and agencies