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Saudi Authorities Thwart Attempt to Smuggle 93KGS of Khat

Saudi border guards in Jazan region foiled an attempt to smuggle 93kgs of khat, state news agency SPA reported.

The drugs were confiscated and transferred to the relevant authorities.

In Najran, police arrested two citizens for distributing hashish. The detained were referred to public prosecution, according to SPA.

Saudi authorities have urged the public to report suspected drug smuggling operations or sales by calling 911 in Makkah, Riyadh, and the Eastern regions and 999 in the rest of Kingdom. Tip-offs will be treated with strict confidentiality, the Saudi government said.


Arab News

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