Iraqi Passenger Caught Trying To Smuggle Medicine Out Of Beirut Airport

Reuters

After someone tried to smuggle medicine out of in a loudspeaker a week ago, another attempt was caught on Saturday night.

The crime of medicine out of the country is becoming common in , but fortunately, some smugglers are getting caught.

The Internal Security Forces at the airport caught a large quantity of drugs being smuggled to from . These medications were in the possession of an Iraqi passenger.

AP Photo/Bilal Hussein

After investigations, the administrative and judicial police as well as the competent judiciary found out that the smuggler had bought a quantity of smuggled medicine from several pharmacies in exchange for huge sums of money.

The traveler was arrested and the drugs were confiscated. As for the moment, investigations are still under process. Noting that all of this is happening amid a shortage of medicine in pharmacies in .


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