Infiltrator sentenced to life in prison for smuggling drugs

      Published on Sunday, 22 November , 2020      482 Views     
Infiltrator sentenced to life in prison for smuggling drugs

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An infiltrator in Oman has been sentenced to life in prison for attempting to smuggle 16 cans of hashish, 10 packets of heroin, and two boxes of psychotropic substances into the country, local media reported.

Oman Public Prosecution said that the Court of Appeal on November 3 convicted a foreigner on charges of possession and smuggling of narcotic substances and psychotropic substances for the purpose of trafficking. He also entered the country illegally through the sea.

The public prosecution said the court sentenced him to life imprisonment, confiscated all seized items, and will deport him after he serves his term.



The investigations revealed that on June 3, the accused entered the Sultanate by sea, in a fishing boat loaded with a number of narcotic drugs, 16 cans of hashish, 10 packets of heroin, and two boxes of psychotropic substances.

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Category Government, Oman News | 2020/11/22 latest update at 1:20 PM
Source : Gulf News | Photocredit : Google
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