Oman authorities seize 3,000 bottles of alcoholic drinks
More than 3,000 bottles of alcohol were seized by authorities in Oman who raided a site in Muscat Governorate where large quantities of alcohol were found, a report by the Times of Oman said.
One person, a truck driver, was arrested for possessing large quantities of the alcohol.
“The Investigation and Risk Assessment Department arrested a truck driver in possession of large quantities of alcoholic beverages and raided a site in the Wilayat of Muttrah and seized more than 3,000 bottles of alcohol,” Oman Customs said in a statement.
In another incident, Omani police also arrested an expat for possessing 20 kg of narcotics in North Al Batinah Governorate.
The Royal Oman Police said in a statement: “The North Al Batinah Governorate Police Command managed to arrest an infiltrator of Asian nationality on charges of smuggling and possessing narcotic substances, and seized 20 kgs of crystal drug in his possession, and the legal procedures are being completed.”