Sharjah authorities seized 93kg of crystal meth during Eid Al Adha holidays

Officials say drugs were concealed under a food container coming from a neighbouring country

Sharjah authorities thwarted a drug smuggling attempt during the Eid Al Adha holidays and seized 93 kilograms of crystal meth and 3,000 methadone tablets.

The operation was carried out by Sharjah Ports, Customs and Free Zones Authority.

The drugs were concealed under a food container coming from a neighbouring country, officials said.

The goods were hidden inside iron cylinders.

In a similar smuggling attempt, Sharjah Police seized 51,790 mind-altering pills and more than 115kg of other drugs during the Eid Al Fitr holidays. Seven men were arrested in that operation.

Authorities have urged the public to report any suspicious activities to the police by calling 800 4654 or by emailing dea@shjpolice.gov.ae.

Updated: July 30th 2021, 12:01 PM
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