Marijuana and hashish
The General Authority of Customs at Hamad International Airport thwarted an attempt to smuggle marijuana and shabo (shabu) into Qatar.
On its social media accounts, Qatar Customs shared photos of the banned substances during the inspection, following the suspicion of the customs inspector of the traveler's bag.
The seized marijuana, which weighed 1,996 grams was found hidden inside biscuit boxes, while the shabo which weighed 931.3 grams was found hidden inside a box of nuts.
The authority has been issuing continuous warning to those attempting to carry illegal substances into the country. Customs officials in the country are provided all means of support including developed means of systems and continuous training to read body language of passengers and to be aware of the latest methods followed by smugglers.