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Saudi: Illegal expat caught with 23kg of hashish

Saudi police had arrested an illegal expatriate in possession of 23 kilograms of hashish as part of a crackdown on dealers in drugs, a security official has said.

The offender is an Ethiopian man who was also found to be a violator of the kingdom’s border security system, spokesman for the Saudi General Directorate of Narcotics Control Major Mohammed Al Najidi added.

The suspect was arrested in the region of Riyadh and referred to public prosecution, he said.


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