Customs thwart attempt to smuggle 'tambaku'

Doha: Air Cargo customs seized a large amount of 'tambaku' (a kind of chewing tobacco), which is banned in Qatar.  The contraband was hidden inside a shipment of various foodstuffs and the total weight of the prohibited material reached 27 kilograms. 

The authority has been issuing continuous warning against carrying illegal substances into the country. 

Customs officers are provided with all means of support including the latest 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