A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an Asian man to five years in jail and subsequent deportation for attempts to smuggle contraband drugs while entering the country through Hamad International Airport.
A significant decrease in humidity levels is expected in the country from Saturday, the Qatar Met department has said, while also forecasting thundery rain and strong winds at times on Friday.
The Maritime Customs Department at Hamad Port has foiled yet another attempt to smuggle 'tambaku' (chewing tobacco) into Qatar. According to a tweet by the General Authority of Customs (GAC), 1,644kg 'tambaku' was found in 274 packs concealed in refined salt shipments.
The Air Cargo Customs has arrested a passenger at Hamad International Airport (HIA) with 'Shabu', a banned drug used in some parts of Asia. This was informed by the General Authority of Customs (GAC) through its social media accounts.