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Violator arrested in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region for distributing hashish

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An Ethiopian was arrested in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region for distributing hashish, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Monday.

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The authorities also found in his possession 1096 amphetamine tablets.

The official spokesman for the General Directorate of Narcotics Control, Captain Mohammed al-Nujaidi, said that the “proactive security follow-up of the activities of criminal networks that smuggle narcotic drugs into the Kingdom” led to his arrest, according to SPA.

He was arrested in Balqarn Governorate in the Kingdom’s Asir region.

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