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Dubai Customs seizes 14.6 tonnes of chemicals used in heroin, cocaine

By Spucky · Jul 8, 2010 · ·
  1. Spucky
    Dubai Customs seizes 14.6 tonnes of chemicals used in heroin, cocaine

    DUBAI - The Dubai Customs recently seized 14.6 tonnes of banned chemical substances used in manufacturing narcotics.
    [FONT=&quot]The haul, termed as the “biggest ever” in Dubai Customs’ history, was on a vessel at Jebel Ali Port heading from an Asian country to another country, a senior official said on Wednesday.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]After being tipped off about the contraband, customs officials initiated investigation and collected intelligence information. A container with 73 plastic barrels was brought to land from the vessel and photographed. [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]“In contrast to the cargo bill which stated it contained plastic and glass spectacles, the customs’ imaging device showed barrels filled with chemicals,” he said.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]On opening the barrels, 14.6 tonnes of chemical substances were found.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]The cargo was referred to the Dubai Police Forensic Laboratory for testing. The results showed that the cargo contained acetic anhydride and calcium carbonate emulsion.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]“Abused in manufacturing heroin and cocaine, acetic anhydride and calcium carbonate are internationally controlled and listed in UN Agreement on Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances of 1988,” he said.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]The Dubai Customs also foiled a Nigerian businesswoman’s attempt recently to smuggle 7.320kg of cocaine, the biggest haul of drugs, at Dubai International Airport this year.

    [FONT=&quot]Edit[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: :confused: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]by Spucky[/FONT][FONT=&quot], why she [/FONT][FONT=&quot]try [/FONT][FONT=&quot]to s[/FONT][FONT=&quot]muggle so much in her Hand Luggage?



  1. w//e
    Why try and smuggle anything into Dubai? Its a death sentence.
  2. Spucky
    AW: Re: Dubai Customs seizes 14.6 tonnes of chemicals used in heroin, cocaine

    I guess it is because of that Dubai-Airport is the biggest and only Hub
    for all the Air-Traffic between Africa and Asia!

    It is strongly advised to never go there, it is much to risky!
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