Customs foils smuggling of hashish inside stuffed cookies

Doha: Customs officials at Hamad International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle hashish into the country. 

The passengers were trying to get the drugs hidden inside stuffed cookies.

In a video posted on Twitter, the customs said that 11.627kg of hashish was seized. During an inspection at the airport, drug was found with a traveler coming from an Asian country packed inside a box of stuffed cookies.

Customs has been issuing continuous warning against carrying illegal substances into the country. Customs officers are provided with hi-tech devices and continuous training to read body language of passengers and to be aware of the latest methods followed by smugglers.

As seen on Peninsula Qatar  Image Credits Peninsula Qatar