General Directorate of Narcotics Control Thwarts Attempt to Smuggle 30,349,000 Amphetamine Pills

Wednesday 1443/4/26 - 2021/12/01
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Riyadh, December 01, 2021, SPA -- Official Spokesman of the General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) Major Mohammad Al-Nujaidi have stated that the proactive security follow-up of the criminal network's activities, which target to tamper with the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its youths, has led to thwarting a large attempt to smuggle 30,349,000 Amphetamine pills hidden inside a cardamom container seized at Riyadh Dry Port.
The attempt was thwarted in coordination with Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority, where the recipients of the shipment, two citizens and two Syrians, were arrested.
Major Al-Nujaidi said that the four people were arrested and preliminary legal measures have been taken against them and duly referred to the public prosecution.
15:09 LOCAL TIME 12:09 GMT