General Directorate of Narcotics Control Thwarts Attempt to Smuggle 403,000 Amphetamine Pills in Jeddah

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Riyadh, May 25, 2022, SPA -- The Official Spokesperson of the General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) Major Mohammed Al-Nujaidi stated that security follow-up on drug smuggling and promotion targeting the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its youth resulted in thwarting an attempt to smuggle 403,000 amphetamine pills that were seized in possession of a Syrian resident and a citizen in Jeddah, hidden in a shipment of fava beans inside plastic moulds, where the two were arrested and faced legal measures and were referred to the Public Prosecution.
Al-Nujaidi stressed that the Ministry of Interior with its various security sectors, in coordination with the Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority, continue to confront anyone who might be tempted to target the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its youth with drugs.
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