Saudi Arabia foils attempt to smuggle Captagon pills through land port

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Saudi authorities have thwarted an attempt to smuggle more than 4 million Captagon pills into the Kingdom through al-Batha border crossing, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Friday.

The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA) seized 4,152,000 tablets that were concealed inside ovens.

Three people have been arrested.

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Earlier this month, security forces in Saudi Arabia arrested 591 drug smugglers and seized 264 kilograms of hashish and 22.7 tons of khat.

The smugglers were detained in the southern Jizan and Asir regions, and 473,799 tablets were seized from them.


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