A general view of the eastern town of Zahle. (The Daily Star/Nassif Seif)
BEIRUT: The Directorate General of the ISF’s Information Branch seized Tuesday a container of apricots stuffed with cannabis in Zahle prison.
According to a statement released by the information branch, meticulous inspection procedures allowed prison personnel to detect the drugs hidden amidst 3 kg of apricots.
The controlled substances were stuffed in to the fruits disguised as seeds, and were brought into the prision by a 26 year old Lebanese man, along with other items.
The would-be smuggler has been arrested on the back of a warrant issued by judicial authorities and the Narcotics Control Bureau in the Bekaa valley.
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