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Three Saudis, one Syrian caught smuggling drugs in Saudi Arabia

The smugglers had 1,058,148 Amphetamine tablets hidden in plastics tables, reported authorities

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Three Saudis and a Syrian were caught smuggling drugs worth 49 million riyals ($13m) into Jeddah, the General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) at the Saudi Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Wednesday.

According to the directorate, the smugglers had “1,058,148 Amphetamine tablets, hidden in plastic tables, with a market price estimated at 49.7 million riyals.”

A security unit followed the perpetrators and was able to find “the location of smuggled materials, and identifying those involved in the smuggling operation,” the statement added.