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Saudi: Attempt to smuggle 3.7M pills foiled

Customs officers at Dammam-based King Abdulaziz port have thwarted an attempt to smuggle 3,766,028 Captagon pills, which were found hidden in a consignment that arrived at the port.

The Zakat, Tax, and Customs Authority (ZATCA) explained during the customs inspection of the consignment using advanced security techniques, the officers discovered the Captagon pills ingeniously hidden inside iron poles.

The authority said after completing the seizure process and in coordination with the General Directorate of Narcotics Control, two people who were supposed to receive the consignment were arrested.


saudi gazette

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