Arrests and seizures

Documentation: This prevented the attempt to smuggle 335 of hashish from Egypt

Police report the seizure of two kilograms of cannabis and hashish that were thrown over the border fence with Egypt.

The attempt to smuggle cannabis and hashish in the 335 parable from the Egyptian border to Israel was thwarted. According to the police report, the value of the merchandise is estimated at NIS 10.

Two suspects in the smuggling were apprehended and arrested yesterday morning in the focused activity of the Magen unit and the Border Policeman of the Israel Police.

"The Israel Police invests a great deal of resources, including special units to prevent smuggling on the Israeli-Egyptian border, and as part of the fight against the dangerous drugs," it said.

On Saturday morning, police and Border Police officers spotted dozens of Egyptian smugglers who had reached the fence, set up ladders, climbed them and threw large parcels of what turned out to be cannabis and cannabis.

On the Israeli side of the border, the police noticed a number of suspects who loaded the suspicious packages onto vehicles they owned.

At the height of the smuggling, the commander of the force gave the signal to the police forces who had left their positions and began to chase the suspects who fled with the vehicles.

During the chase, the soldiers carried out barricades with spikes and shooting of special means, and succeeded in bringing two suspects to 4 and seized 15 vehicles weighing 335.

The vehicles, the suspected materials and the two suspected residents of the settlement in the Ramat Hovav area (40, 19) in the south were transferred to the Israeli police for further investigation.


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