In the first case, the Coast Guard in Musandam arrested 12 Asians while trying to smuggle diesel off Bukha coast. Officials seized 50,000lt of diesel, a ship and a boat.
In another case, the Criminal Investigations Department in Dakhliyah, arrested four persons for stealing and selling diesel in Adam. The accused were caught while unloading diesel from a truck.
Meanwhile, two Asians were also arrested for selling banned cigarettes in Adam. Officials confiscated 2,225 cartons of cigarettes. The accused have been referred to the judicial authorities.