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Customs seizes hashish and banned pills at HIA

Customs seizes hashish and banned pills at HIA

A total of 166 pills and 6.95gm of hashish were seized.

Customs foils attempt to smuggle tobacco products

Customs foils attempt to smuggle tobacco products

The air cargo customs has foiled yet another attempt to smuggle prohibited tobacco products to Qatar.

Asian man gets jail, QR300,000 fine for drugs smuggling

Asian man gets jail, QR300,000 fine for drugs smuggling

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.

Pills seized

Pills seized

Air Cargo Customs at Hamad International Airport (HIA) has arrested a passenger for attempting to smuggle banned pills to Qatar.

Customs foils attempt to smuggle banned pills

Customs foils attempt to smuggle banned pills

The Air Cargo and Private Airports Customs Department has thwarted an attempt to smuggle banned pills, the General Authority of Customs (GAC) tweeted on Thursday.

Drop in humidity from tomorrow, rain and winds today: Met

Drop in humidity from tomorrow, rain and winds today: Met

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.

GAC foils another bid to smuggle chewing tobacco

GAC foils another bid to smuggle chewing tobacco

The General Authority of Customs (GAC), represented by the Maritime Customs, has foiled an attempt to smuggle 7,493kg of a prohibited chewing tobacco (*tambaku) at Hamad Port.

Customs foils attempt to smuggle tambaku

Customs foils attempt to smuggle tambaku

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.

Customs arrests passenger with illegal drugs at HIA

Customs arrests passenger with illegal drugs at HIA

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.

Airport Customs thwart attempt to drug smuggling

Airport Customs thwart attempt to drug smuggling

Customs at Hamad International Airport arrested a passenger for possessing prohibited pills and narcotic materials.

GAC honours 15 customs inspectors

GAC honours 15 customs inspectors

HE the Chairman of the General Authority of Customs (GAC) Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Jamal honoured 15 inspectors from the Maritime Customs Department (Ruwais Port customs) for their seizures of narcotic substances of various types and quantities...

Air Cargo Customs seize banned drugs

Air Cargo Customs seize banned drugs

In yet another haul of banned drugs, the Air Cargo Customs officials seized banned Captagon pills that were being smuggled to Qatar.