Police in Dhamad, Jazan province, arrested a citizen with 114 kg of khat, which was hidden in the vehicle he was driving. He was arrested and referred to the public prosecution.
Khat is a flowering evergreen shrub that is abused for its stimulant-like effect. Khat has two active ingredients, cathine and cathinone.
The security authorities urge all citizens and residents to report any drug selling or smuggling activity by calling 911 in Makkah, Riyadh and Eastern Province regions, and 999 for the rest of the Kingdom’s regions, the General Directorate of Narcotics Control number is 995 and the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. All information given will be treated with strict confidentiality.