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DOHA: Customs at Hamad International Airport (HIA) arrested a passenger for possessing prohibited pills and narcotic materials. 

In a video shared on social media, the department said that items were hidden inside socks and other articles of clothing. 

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The department seized 0.8 gm of cocaine, 24.7 gm of marijuana and 84 Lyrica tablets of Lyrica. 

The department 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.