Abu Dhabi police have busted an international gang of drug peddlers and foiled its attempt to smuggle 521 kg of hashish to a neighboring country
The anti narcotic section of the Abu Dhabi police was tipped off that a large quantity of hashish had been stashed in wooden planks placed inside a container to be shipped from an Asian country to a GCC country via UAE.Lt.Col.Ali Mohammed Al Shamsi head of the narcotic section at the general security affairs and check post said.
A task force was set up under the supervision of Brigadier Mattar Hamed Al Muhairi, director general of the ports and security affairs and in coordination with seaport authorities a plan was chalked out to nab the criminals.
The gangsters were arrested soon after the vessel was anchored and the contraband was seized. The criminals included two Asians and an Arab citizen