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Four kilos of opium nabbed at Dubai Airport

April 6- Four kilogrammes of opium was discovered in a parcel at Dubai Cargo Village. The package
was in transit from an Arab state en route to a Western country when an officer at a checkpoint became suspicious. The package was passed through a scanning machine after which sniffer dogs were called. The shipment, it turned out, contained drugs.
Later, tests revealed that the bag had four kilos of opium. The Directorate for Drug Control at the General Command of Dubai Police ordered the seizure of the parcel.
 

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