(Ops) OMAN – Khat smuggling attempt foiled in Oman

https://www.timesofoman.com/article/khat-smuggling-attempt-foiled-inoman-5 The Coast Guard has foiled an attempt to smuggle more than 7,000 packages of Khat into the Sultanate. The Royal Oman Police (ROP) said: "Coast Guard police boats thwarted two smuggling operations in which 7,363...

(Ops) PAKISTAN – Coastguards, police seize 1,100kg hashish in Gwadar

https://mmnews.tv/coastguards-police-seize-hashish-gwadar/ On 07 Mar 21 it was reported that the Pakistan authorities apprehended four suspects attempting to smuggle 1 100 kg hashish off Gwadar, Pakistan. Reportedly, the contraband was prepared to be smuggled to a...

(Ops) SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi customs catch drug smugglers using grape boxes

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1822146/saudi-arabia Saudi customs in Jeddah port thwarted an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of amphetamine pills found hidden in a consignment of grapes imported to the Kingdom. Mohammed Al-Naeem, the authority’s undersecretary for security...

(Ops) OMAN – Attempted Smuggling of 3,736 packets of khat foiled

https://timesofoman.com/article/smuggling-attempt-foiled-in-oman-3 The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has foiled the smuggling of 3,736 packages of khat. A statement issued online by ROP said: "Coast Guard police boats thwarted the smuggling of (3,736) packages of khat on...

(Ops) SOUTH AFRICA – 10 people arrested for drug smuggling off the coast of...

http://: https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/10-arrested-after-cops-seize-cocaine-worth-r583m-in-massive-saldanha-coast-sting-b77e8ff5-6b68-49ef-bcf2-55012fae581b On March 01, 2021, in a massive sting operation led by Western Cape organised crime narcotics unit detectives, police seized a massive cocaine haul from a fishing vessel off the Saldanha coast on...

(Ops) OMAN – Smuggling attempt foiled in Oman

https://www.timesofoman.com/article/smuggling-attempt-foiled-inoman-2 The Royal Oman Police (ROP), has foiled an attempt to smuggle more than 2,000 packages of khat on a boat. A statement issued online by ROP said: "Coast Guard police boats, led by the...

(Ops) OMAN – Smuggling attempt foiled in Oman

https://timesofoman.com/article/smuggling-attempt-foiled-in-oman-1 The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has foiled an attempt to smuggle more than 2,000 packages of khat to the Sultanate. A statement issued online by ROP said: "Coast Guard police boats in the Dhofar...

(Ops) SOUTH AFRICA – Abalone worth R2.7 million seized in Brackenfell, Cape Town

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/news/abalone-worth-r2-7-million-seized-in-brackenfell-cape-town/ The Hawks Serious Organised Crime Team together with Crime Intelligence and officials from the Department of Environmental Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) recently bust an illegal abalone facility in Brackenfell, Cape Town. “They found a...

(News) PAKISTAN- “MSA’s efforts to combat illegal activities are commendable,” Says CNS

https://www.bolnews.com/pakistan/2021/02/msas-efforts-to-combatillegal-activities-are-commendable-says-cns/ Naval Chief Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi visited the headquarters of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in Karachi. The Naval Chief was briefed on the duties and operational activities of the Maritime Security Agency at the...

(Ops) OMAN – Two smuggling boats seized off Oman coast

https://www.timesofoman.com/article/two-smuggling-boats-seizedoff-oman-coast Coast Guard police patrols in Musandam Governorate, in cooperation with Khasab Special Task Force Police Unit, seized two smuggling boats at sea, with some contraband on board. The legal procedures are being completed against...