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Drug smuggling attempt foiled at Dubai Airport

Customs officers said the passenger claimed the narcotics were henna powder.

Customs officers said the passenger claimed the narcotics were henna powder.

Discovery of Illegal Drugs Disguised as Henna

A man was apprehended at Dubai International Airport on suspicion of attempting to smuggle 8.9kg of illegal drugs, cleverly concealed as henna, into the UAE.

Dubai Customs’ Alertness Unveils Suspicious Cargo

Alert Dubai Customs officers noticed an unusual weight in the passenger’s bag, prompting a detailed inspection that uncovered the illicit substances.

Seizure and Conflicting Claims

Upon investigation, officers discovered plastic wraps containing a substance purportedly declared as henna powder by the passenger. However, a comprehensive search unveiled the true nature of the contents.

Indications of Suspicion

Ibrahim Al Kamali, director of the passenger operations department at Dubai Customs, highlighted the suspect’s confusion during a body search, raising further suspicions.

Legal Action Against the Suspect

The individual, arriving from an Asian country, was promptly arrested at Dubai Airport. While the identity of the suspect remains undisclosed, legal prosecution awaits as authorities pursue the case.

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