Customs captures traveller in HIA attempting to smuggle narcotics

  • 11 months   ago
The Customs Department at Hamad International Airport (HIA) thwarted an attempt to smuggle cannabis and tramadol pills into Qatar.

In a social media post, customs stated that after a medical examination, it turned out to be seven capsules wrapped in a sticker containing 48.3 grams of cannabs, as well as nine pills of tramadol narcotic pills and the department immediately seized it. 


The banned tramadol pills were found through the scanner after a suspicion of hiding foreign objects in the stomach of the traveller. 

The officials and authorities has been issuing a continuous warning to those attempting to carry illegal substances into the country. Customs officials in the country are provided all means of support including developed means of systems and continuous training.