Bids to smuggle 30000 Tramadol pills foiled in Ras Al-Khaimah

RAS AL KHAIMAH: Two seperate attempt to smuggle 30,000 Tramadol pills to the UAE were foiled by the Anti-Narcotics Department at the Ras Al-Khaimah Police within 24 hours.

The police arrested two Gulf nationals trying to smuggle 1,500 Tramadol pills hidden in a car heading to Al-Darah border checkpoint, according to the acting director of the Anti-Narcotics Department Lt Col Saeed Mohammad Al Muhairi.

In the other attempt, another Gulf national who tried to smuggle 28,500 Tramadol pills into the UAE was also arrested with three other people from different nationalities, he added.

Police and security forces at the Ministry of Interior spare no effort to combat illegal drug trade, the official stressed.