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Saudi authorities arrest 6 people on smuggling charges

Six people have been arrested for attempting to smuggle almost half a million amphetamine pills into Saudi Arabia.

Spokesman Maj. Mohammed Al-Nujaidi said during a security follow-up on drug smuggling and distributing networks targeting the security of the Kingdom, officials seized 456,000 amphetamine tablets hidden in machines, equipment and spare parts for elevators.

Two Saudi nationals, three Egyptians, and a Syrian resident were arrested in Jeddah and Riyadh, and have been referred to the Public Prosecution.


Arab News

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