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Saudi: 4-Member Gang Arrested for Smuggling, Selling Cocaine

Four members of a gang, including three Saudis and one Nigerian, who were involved in the smuggling and sale of cocaine, were arrested. About 2.2 kilograms of cocaine were seized from them.

The Criminal Investigation Department of the Riyadh Police revealed that it foiled an attempt to smuggle in and the sale of 2.2 kilograms of cocaine in the city of Riyadh and the Jeddah governorate.

The gang members included a Nigerian national, based in the Jeddah governorate, who was found involved in the smuggling of cocaine while a citizen led a gang of two other citizens who were engaged in carrying out the sale of cocaine in the city of Riyadh using organised criminal methods.

Riyadh police seized the quantity of cocaine and a sum of money. Legal measures were taken against the arrested gang members and they were referred to the competent authorities.


Saudi Gazette
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