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1.8 million tablets of Captagon seized by Saudi border guards

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The naval patrols of the Saudi border guards in the northwestern region of Tabuk have foiled an attempt to smuggle more than two million and eight hundred amphetamines (tablets), one and a half kilos of opium, and arrested those involved in smuggling and receiving them.

The spokesman of the border guards Colonel Saher bin Mohammed al-Harbi said that after monitoring a naval target while trying to cross the maritime boundaries, the drugs were immediately seized.

He added that two Egyptian nationals were aboard, and that the receivers were two Saudi nationals.

Colonel al-Harbi said that 2,851,500 tablets of amphetamine (1 kg) and 500 grams of opium were seized.

He pointed out that the drugs were seized and legal procedures were taken against those involved in the smuggling and receiving of the drugs.