Muscat: Royal Oman Police (ROP) personnel seized narcotics and apparatus used for drug abuse hidden in a vehicle when they intercepted its occupants who were trying to cross the Wadi Jizi post.
Some amount of heroin was found hidden under the vehicle seats. The two accused have been referred to the Public Prosecution for trial.
The Drug Enforcement Department of ROP arrested two drug peddlers in Barka and recovered some cash that was proceeds from the sale of drugs.
The Investigation Department at the ROP arrested three Asians on the charges of theft in the Mabelah area of Seeb. A citizen had lodged a complaint with Al Khoudh police regarding theft in his house. The citizen said the culprits broke into his house and stole jewellery worth OMR11,000, a computer, and OMR1,000 in cash. Three persons were arrested and they have confessed to their crime.