KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Ministry of Interior arrested 8 drug users and seized from them narcotic substances and paraphernalia. The first arrest was made at a checkpoint in the Al-Naim area when police seized from the suspects a sachet of crystal meth, 3 chemical bags, a hashish cigarette, and drug paraphernalia.
The second arrest took place at a checkpoint in the Saad Al-Abdullah area when a young man driving a four-wheel drive climbed on the sidewalk to avoid the checkpoint. After he was forced to stop he showed signs of fear and confusion and when he was searched as a precautionary measure, he was found in possession of a marijuana cigarette and drug paraphernalia.
In the third incident, 3 people driving in a sports car in the Taima area were arrested because they were high on drugs and in their possession, Captagon-type narcotic pills, hashish cigarettes, and drug paraphernalia were found.
The fourth arrest was made in the Al-Waha area forcing a driver to pull over, and the man behind the wheel and another in the passenger seat were in a state of drug use. When they were to get in the police car they tried in vain to escape on foot. Police seized from them crystal meth, narcotic pills, as well as two packages containing narcotic hashish.
Al-Seyassah/Arab Times Staff
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