Doha: Maritime Customs Administration foiled an attempt to smuggle a large amount of hashish at Ruwais Port.
In many pictures and video shared by the Qatar Customs on twitter, the contraband is shown to be hidden inside the spare tyre of a refrigerated truck.
When opened, there were 45 bags containing hashish hidden inside the tyre, weighing a total of 45.5kg.
The authority has been issuing continuous warning against carrying illegal substances into the country.
Customs officers are provided with all means of support including the latest devices and continuous training to read body language of passengers and to be aware of the latest methods followed by smugglers.