Four kilos of opium seized at Dubai Cargo Village
Police in Dubai have seized four kilogrammes of opium after being discovered in a parcel at Dubai Cargo Village.
The package was in transit from an Arab state en route to a Western country when an officer at a checkpoint became suspicious, news agency WAM reported.
The officer passed the parcel through a scanning machine and then called in the technical support unit and sniffer dogs and the shipment was proved to contain the drugs.
Laboratory examinations revealed that the bag contained four kilos of opium and the Directorate for Drug Control at the General Command of Dubai Police ordered the seizure of the parcel, WAM added.