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Man with 198 heroin capsules in stomach held at Ras Al Khaimah airport

13-Nov-2016 :

Ras Al Khaimah: A Pakistani man was arrested by Ras Al Khaimah Police for smuggling in 198 heroin capsules inside his stomach.

Colonel Adnan Ali Al Zaabi, director-general of the Ras Al Khaimah Police’s Anti-Narcotics Department, said the police were tipped off about the suspect, who came in to the country on a visit visa. A team was formed and monitored the movements of the passenger on his arrived at the airport. Police detained the suspect following his strange behavior.

The passenger seemed worried and scared  and when taken for questioning he confessed that he had capsules in his stomach, said the police.

He was taken to hospital and 198 capsules of heroin worth around Dh1 million were recovered from his stomach.

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