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Saudi Customs thwart four attempts to smuggle almost 115,000 narcotics tablets

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz International Airport Customs have thwarted four attempts to smuggle 114,928 Tramadol and Captagon tablets, in addition to 1,465 Kgs of Methamphetamine.

Director General of Customs at the Airport Bandar Al-Ruhaili said that these narcotic smuggling attempts were foiled during a routine checkup by customs officers who found the drugs hidden in various areas, including luggage with 65 boxes of sweets where the tablets were.

308 of the Tramadol pills were also found in a bag full of clothing hidden inside shirt collars.

Ruhaili pointed out that necessary legal measures were taken against the perpetrators.