Customs Officials in Egypt foil Drug Smuggling Operation.

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At Hurghada International Airport, Egyptian customs officials foiled an attempt to smuggle drugs into the country after they became suspicious of an English passenger. The passenger’s baggage was scanned and found to contain 36 grams of marijuana and two vapes containing marijuana oil, concealed between the folds of clothing.

The passenger was handed over to the public prosecution after customs officials found drugs in their luggage at Hurghada International Airport. Meanwhile, at Luxor International Airport, officers prevented an attempt to smuggle both Egyptian and foreign currency out of the country in violation of regulations.

An Egyptian passenger traveling on a Jazeera Airways flight to Kuwait was found carrying a dark object in his hand baggage. A total of 184,400 Egyptian pounds, 1,615 Kuwaiti dinars, and 480 Saudi riyals were found hidden in the folds of his clothes.

Customs officers at Cairo International Airport last week foiled attempts to smuggle narcotic pills and underwater hunting rifles into the country.

An Egyptian passenger arriving from Poland was found hiding a large quantity of drugs in his baggage.

Another Egyptian traveler arriving from the US was found hiding seven underwater hunting rifles in his baggage.

Both men were referred to the public prosecution.

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