By Aiman Eljali.
Tripoli, 12 June 20913:
The General Directorate for Drug Control at the Musaid post on the Egyptian-Libya border succeeded in . . .[restrict]stopping an attempt to smuggle drugs into Libya from Egypt on 9 June.
A security force from the General Directorate for Drug Control in conjunction with border crossing investigation authorities arrested a Libyan taxi driver, revered to simply as Ahmed, aged 31, for possession of ten thousand narcotic pills, Tamadol, hidden within secret compartments in the body of his car.
When confronted the driver allegedly confessed that he knew he was smuggling the pills.
An investigation is now being carried out.
The man was stopped by border security while driving into Libya. According to the immigration authorities, his demeanor was suspicious and when the security guards talked to him his voice was shaking. A drug fighting expert came with a dog and discovered the hidden drugs. [/restrict]