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Saudi Arabia arrests citizen for smuggling 249,779 amphetamine pills into Jeddah 

Saudi Arabia arrests citizen for smuggling 249,779 amphetamine pills into Jeddah 

Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate for Narcotics Control seized 249,779 amphetamine pills that were smuggled into Jeddah through the Jeddah Islamic Port.
The pills were hidden in drilling equipment when authorities discovered them, according to SPA.

A citizen from Riyadh was arrested and he was referred to the Public Prosecution, authorities said.

The drug seizure was conducted in coordination with the Kingdom’s Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority, SPA reported.

Meanwhile in the Najran region, border patrol guards thwarted an attempt to smuggle 25 kilograms of hashish into the Kingdom.

The smuggler was arrested and the necessary legal measures were taken against him, authorities said.

Saudi Arabian authorities have said that they would continue to crack down on smuggling attempts in the country to ensure the public’s safety and prevent crime.
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