Four Pakistanis held in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking

Anti-narcotics dept in Riyadh took action against drug dealers based on information from intelligence agencies

News Desk August 20, 2023

Five people, including four Pakistanis, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia on the charges of drug trafficking.

According to the Saudi news agency, the anti-narcotics department in Riyadh took action against the drug dealers based on information from intelligence agencies.

In a statement issued by the General Directorate of Narcotics Control, 1.9 kilos of methamphetamine was recovered from the possession of the four Pakistani nationals.

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The fifth drug dealer was arrested in Makkah and 3.4 kilos of hashish was recovered from his possession.

All the five accused were transferred to the police station for legal action.

Similarly, in Jazan province, border guards surrounded drug dealers during routine patrols who managed to escape but left behind 111 kilogrammes of drugs.


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