More than 70 foreigners involved in drug smuggling [Archives:2008/1168/Local News]

June 30 2008

SANA'A, June 27 ) Forty-four drug cases have been prosecuted between January and the end of this May, which involved 64 local suspects and 73 foreigners, said General Manager of the Anti-Drugs Section of the Ministry of Interior Khalid Motaher Al-Rwadhi.

The quantity of confiscated drugs this year is 19 tons more than the last year, when only four tons were confiscated, he noted.

“We found out that the best way to smuggle drugs is through the Yemeni coastline because it is 2000 kilometers long