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Customs thwarts smuggling of chewing tobacco, cigarettes

Customs thwarts smuggling of chewing tobacco, cigarettes

The maritime customs department of General Authority of Customs has thwarted the smuggling of some 564 kilos of chewing tobacco as well as 3,240 boxes of cigarettes.

Hamad Port customs thwarts smuggling of prohibited material

Hamad Port customs thwarts smuggling of prohibited material

The General Authority of Customs thwarted the attempt to smuggle 'chewing tobacco' during inspecting a container loaded with 600 packets of paper cups, at Hamad Port.

Korean Air offices raided on family tax evasion allegations

Korean Air offices raided on family tax evasion allegations

The family of Korean Air chief executive Cho Yang Ho has also been accused of smuggling luxury goods into the country.

Customs foil hashish smuggling bid at Ruwais Port

Customs foil hashish smuggling bid at Ruwais Port

The General Authority of Customs (GAC), in co-operation with the security entity concerned has foiled an attempt to smuggle a substantial quantity of the illicit drug hashish at Al Ruwais Port.

'Qatar committed to combat trafficking in human beings'

'Qatar committed to combat trafficking in human beings'

Qatar is sparing no efforts to combat trafficking in human beings at different levels and the country would strive to put an end to the smuggling of migrants ...

Three arrested for smuggling rhino horns at Thai airport

Three arrested for smuggling rhino horns at Thai airport

The suspects were the latest to be caught smuggling animal parts of an endangered species into Thailand, which is a common transit point for the blackmarket sale of wild flora and fauna.

India tax hike could boost illegal bullion, jewellery sales

India tax hike could boost illegal bullion, jewellery sales

A hike in taxes on gold sales in India could stoke under-the-counter buying and drive up appetite for precious metal smuggled into the country, where millions of people store big chunks of their wealth in bullion ...

Bangladesh customs hit gold bonanza in unlikely places

Bangladesh customs hit gold bonanza in unlikely places

Bangladesh detectives hit the jackpot when they stopped Mohammad Belal at Chittagong airport carrying some surprising excess baggage.

Traveller jailed for 15 years for smuggling hashish

Traveller jailed for 15 years for smuggling hashish

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an Indian traveller to 15 years in jail, a fine of QR500,000 and subsequent deportation for an attempt to smuggle illicit drugs into the country.

India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

India could issue millions of cows with unique identification numbers, the latest effort to protect the sacred animals amid a spike in violence by Hindu vigilantes against farmers accused of cattle smuggling.

Laos 'drug kingpin' denies Thai smuggling charges

Laos 'drug kingpin' denies Thai smuggling charges

An alleged Laos drug lord linked to some of Thailand's rich and famous denied being a major player in the regional narcotics trade when he appeared in a Bangkok court Tuesday.

Saudi executes three Pakistanis for heroin smuggling

Saudi executes three Pakistanis for heroin smuggling

Saudi Arabia on Sunday executed three Pakistani nationals convicted of smuggling heroin.