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Narcotic pills worth AED58 million hidden in ‘lemons’ seized from 4 Arabs


Four Arab nationals have been arrested in Dubai after getting caught smuggling narcotic pills hidden in fake lemons that are worth AED58 million. 

The quartet smuggled a total of 1,160,500 Captagon pills on a refrigerated container containing boxes of lemons and plastic drug containers disguised as lemons. 

The operation was dubbed as ‘66’ and was carried out by the General Department of Anti-Narcotics at the Dubai Police. 

“The proactive operation was professionally carried out by the General Department of Anti-Narcotics, who closely monitored the suspects as they attempted to smuggle the narcotic pills in fake lemons on a refrigerated container containing a shipment of lemons,” Dubai Police said. 

Ryan Namia
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