Customs foils attempt to smuggle 2,122 kilos of chewing tobacco into Qatar

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Customs foils attempt to smuggle 2,122 kilos of chewing tobacco into Qatar

The Maritime Customs Administration successfully seized a large amount of 'tambaku', a kind of chewing tobacco, which is prohibited in Qatar, at Hamad Port. 

In a video posted on Twitter, the customs officers were seen removing the contraband hidden inside bags of wheat. 

 

The Qatar Customs said it seize 1,415 bags containing 2,122.5 kilograms of the banned material.

The authorities have 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 be aware of the latest methods followed by smugglers.

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