MUSCAT: The Directorate of Combating Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances at the Dhofar Governorate Police Command seized more than 3,400 bundles of khat which was concealed in Wadi Mashroub in the Wilayat of Mirbat.
In a separate case, anti-drug police foiled an attempt to smuggle 1,400 bundles of khat in Ein Hamran in the Wilayat of Salalah.
MURDER SUSPECT HELD: Detectives from the Directorate of Inquiries and Criminal Investigation at South Al Batinah Police Command have identified the suspect in the murder of a citizen which occurred on Thursday, a Royal Oman Police (ROP) sources said.
As per the details, the body of the murdered citizen was dumped by the roadside in Al Jamma area in the Wilayat of Rustaq.
Preliminary police investigations revealed that the victim received a blow to the head with a metal causing his death.
The culprit then moved the body to the Al Batinah Highway and ran over it with his vehicle so that the death appears as a run-over accident.
However, the police investigation uncovered the mystery and managed to identify the culprit.
The police is taking legal action against the defendant before referring him to the judiciary.
2 HELD FOR ROBBERY: Two people have been arrested by the Al Suwaiq Police Station on charges related to vandalism and robbery of a supermarket. CCTV cameras captured two masked men entering the supermarket after breaking a glass door. The police recovered the stolen items and the tools used by the criminals.