A drug-smuggling attempt was foiled by the Customs Air Cargo and Private Airports Department in Doha.
“Shabo” crystals (illegal Methamphetamine crystals) which weighed 569 grammes were found stashed inside a package of papers. The authorities have issued repeated cautions against bringing in banned narcotics.
Customs Air cargo and private airports department has foiled the smuggling of “Shabo”, through inspection ,it has been found 569 gm of “Shabo” inside a bag of papers.#qatar_customs pic.twitter.com/b4gh1cMBKf
— الهيئة العامة للجمارك (@Qatar_Customs) August 30, 2021
Aside from the latest technology, customs officials are constantly trained to interpret the body language of passengers and stay abreast of the latest smuggling strategies.