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Major drug bust in Sharjah: police Foil Dh14 million smuggling

Hashish, crystal meth, and illicit pills were seized from storage in the neighboring emirate.

Hashish, crystal meth, and illicit pills were seized from storage in the neighboring emirate.

Police Foil Dh14 Million Drug Smuggling Attempt and Apprehend 32 Suspects

In a significant operation, the police in Sharjah have successfully thwarted an attempt to smuggle a substantial quantity of drugs, valued at Dh14 million, into the emirate. This operation led to the arrest of 32 individuals involved in the illegal drug trade.

Seizure of Narcotics

50kg of Hashish

Law enforcement officers confiscated a total of 50 kilograms of Hashish, a potent and illicit substance, during their operation.

49kg of Liquid Crystal Meth

Additionally, the authorities seized 49 kilograms of liquid crystal meth, another highly potent and dangerous drug.

Over 1 Million Illegal Pills

The operation also led to the confiscation of over 1 million illegal pills, highlighting the scale of the illicit drug trade.

Smuggling Through a Seaport

The shipment of drugs had been smuggled through a seaport in the United Arab Emirates, with intentions to distribute the illicit substances across the country. 

This not only highlights the audacity of the criminal operation but also the significant efforts required to combat drug smuggling in the region.

Tip-Off and International Gang

Law enforcement in Sharjah received crucial information about an international criminal gang involved in drug trafficking. In response to this tip-off, a dedicated task force was established to apprehend the individuals responsible.

Operation “Unfolding The Cover”

This law enforcement operation was aptly named “Unfolding The Cover.” 

It symbolizes the comprehensive efforts undertaken to expose and disrupt the illegal drug trade and the criminals behind it.

The successful operation, resulting in the confiscation of a substantial quantity of drugs and the arrest of 32 individuals of Arab and Asian nationalities, serves as a testament to the dedication and effectiveness of the authorities in Sharjah in their ongoing fight against drug-related crimes.

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