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110kg of marijuana seized in Salt
By Petra - Dec 10,2012 - Last updated at Dec 10,2012
AMMAN — The Public Security Department (PSD) on Monday said the Anti-Narcotics Department raided a farm in Salt after confirming that it was used for marijuana cultivation.
The PSD media centre said that 110kg of marijuana was seized, in addition to a firearm possessed by the farm owner.
Also Monday, the Jordan Customs Department (JCD) foiled an attempt to smuggle 110 packs of cigars and 270 packets of cigarettes hidden inside a vehicle at the Wadi Yutum customs crossing near Aqaba.
JCD staff also seized 50 litres of alcohol and 158 packs of cigarettes.
Around 17,466 trucks passed through the border during the first week of December, according to the JCD.
Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and Special Forces agents raided a marijuana farm in Balqa and arrested a suspect at dawn on Monday, official sources said.
Customs personnel in Aqaba on Tuesday foiled an attempt to smuggle 60,000 Captagon pills, according to a Jordan Customs Department (JCD) statement.
Seven people were arrested on Wednesday following a police raid on three marijuana farms in Balqa Governorate, official sources said.
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