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Saudi Arabia anti-narcotics authorities arrest four for transporting, promoting drugs

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Authorities in Saudi Arabia’s western city of Jeddah have arrested four individuals for transporting and promoting drugs, according to a state news agency report.

“The official spokesman of the General Directorate for Narcotics Control, Major Muhammad Al-Nujaidi, explained that the proactive security follow-up of the activities of criminal networks that target the security and youth of the Kingdom by using and promoting drugs, resulted in the arrest of (3) citizens and a Syrian expatriate coming on a visitor visa, in Jeddah, in their possession (140,200) tablets,” SPA reported.

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Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for technical cooperation.

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