Dubai Police has arrested four people with Arab citizenship. Intoxicating pills (captagon pills) worth about Rs 1 billion have also been recovered from their possession. Captagon is an amphetamine-type drug.
Drugs were hidden in lemon, drug pills worth 1 billion rupees were caught
Drug web spread all over the world. To prevent this, all countries constantly keep an eye on the suspects. But drug smugglers also find strange ways to smuggle drugs. The latest case is from the United Arab Emirates where police officers have recovered ‘drugs out of lemon’. On Thursday, Dubai Police said they had arrested four people with “Arab citizenship”. These people were trying to smuggle Captagon pills worth millions of dollars into the UAE by hiding them in plastic lemons.
3,840 cans of lemons inside a refrigerated container
According to Gulf News, a total of 1,160,500 bullets have been seized by the Dubai Police. The narcotics hidden in the shipment inside a refrigerated container in ‘fake lemons’. The four arrested suspects are “citizens of the same Arab country” and are residents of the UAE. Police said there were 3,840 cans of lemon inside the refrigerated container, out of which 66 boxes contained fake lemons and intoxicants in them.
Lebanon, the source of drugs, becomes a headache for Arab countries
Police also released a video showing a box with Lebanese signs. Lebanon is often a target of Gulf countries for not cooperating in the fight against drugs. Especially with regard to Captain Pills. Saudi Arabia announced in April. It will suspend imports of fruits and vegetables from Lebanon as more than 5 million Captagon pills recovered from the fruit.