3 held for thefts in Amerat

MUSCAT: The Directorate of Inquiries and Criminal Investigation at Muscat Governorate Police Command have arrested 3 persons in connection with thefts that occurred in the Wilayat of Al Amerat during the Eid holidays, a Royal Oman Police source said. The three defendants committed ten theft crimes at commercial stores in Al Amerat. They have been referred to the judiciary for investigation. The Directorate of Combating Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances at South Al Sharqiyah Governorate Police Command arrested 7 persons in the Wilayat of Sur for possessing drugs. The anti-narcotic police recovered an amount of hashish and heroin as well as tools used for substance abuse. The police took legal action against the defendants who were sent to the judiciary for investigation.