Dubai: The Kuwaiti Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested an unidentified Egyptian man and an officer working for the National Guard for trafficking in ‘gamma’ – the drug that is also known as the ‘poison of rape’, Al Rai newspaper reported on Monday.
The daily added this drug is considered one of the most dangerous types of drugs and a shortcut to death.Those who consume this drug do not remember anything when they take it. and this is one of the reasons it is given to rape victims. Since 1991, its use has been banned by the US and many other countries.
According to a security source, the suspects were arrested after the Mubarak Al Kabeer Governorate CID men received a tip-off that the Egyptian was trafficking and consuming drugs.
The CID put the suspect under surveillance and monitored his activities and, following his arrest, seized a small quantity of suspicious material and a transparent liquid substance.
During interrogation, he revealed all details, and informed the security officers the secret of this narcotic substance. He said he was buying this substance from a First Lieutenant working for the National Guard.
Following the confession of the Egyptian, the CID put the officer under surveillance for several days and took him into custody. Following his arrest, the security authorities seized from the man three litres of the narcotic liquid.
He also admitted that he sold one millilitre for a dinar, which means one litre fetched 1,000 dinars. He also told the CID the Egyptian helped him promote the drug. Both men with the contraband have been referred to the the General Department for Drugs Control (GDDC).