Anti-Narcotics force from the Al Wahat Branch has arrested a number of gang members suspected of being a part of a drug-smuggling gang that was selling heroin. All the detainees are African nationalities.
According to police officials, the suspects were arrested during an operation conducted by the Criminal Investigation Directorate, and the Anti-Narcotics General Administration in the district of Al Wahad.
The arrest became possible when the law enforcers received information about the suspected perpetrators’ whereabouts. An arbitrary ambush had been arranged by the officers that led to the arrest of the gang. During the inspection of the premises, the police officers have found an undisclosed amount of heroin allegedly intended to be distributed across the African continent.
The police busted big drug dealing gang operated in the district