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Monday, November 19, 2012
Jordanian Customs Department foils attempts to smuggle weapons

Customs Department foils attempts to smuggle weapons
http://www.petra.gov.jo/Public_News/Nws_NewsDetails.aspx?lang=2&site_id=1&NewsID=91299&CatID=13

Amman, Nov. 19 (Petra) - Jordan Customs Department (JCD) personnel in the
southern region foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons and other goods.

In a press release issued on Monday, JCD said they seized 108 sets of
cigarettes, 17 liters of alcohol, 84 car spare parts, 5 car radios and 12
speakers at the Wadi al-Yutum Customs Center.

"A 7 mm caliber pistol and another 9 mm caliber one were seized during a
vehicle inspection" they added, noting that the smuggler was referred to the
concerned authorities.

JCD Director General Maj. Gen. Ghaleb Sarayreh stressed the importance of
the continuous supervision on the border crossings to combat smuggling of
all types and serve the national economy.

//Petra// RZ//R Q//
19/11/2012 - 11:44:40 AM

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