Jazan Border Guards Stop the Smuggling of 90kg of Narcotic Qat

  • Publish date: Friday، 22 December 2023
Jazan Border Guards Stop the Smuggling of 90kg of Narcotic Qat

Border guards in the Jazan region have halted the attempt to smuggle 90kg of narcotic qat and they have arrested the six Ethiopian individuals who were responsible for it. 

The seized narcotics were handed over to the competent authorities and the relevant legal procedures will be carried out against the culprits. 

How to Report Suspicious Activity?

The Saudi government has urged anyone with information about smuggling operations or customs violations, to call the hotline 1910, call the international number 00 966 114208417, or email at [email protected].

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Previous Smuggling Cases of Narcotics

There have been various cases of drug smuggling that Saudi officials have halted in the past few months. 

In November 2023, Saudi officials arrested four expatriates for selling various kinds of narcotics including 60,000 amphetamine pills. 

Another case in July 2023 involved 130,635 Captagon pills being smuggled in cheese boxes. 

These constant attempts at drug smuggling emphasize that civilians in Saudi Arabia need to be cautious and report any suspicious behavior.

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