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Saudi arrested for possession of massive drugs haul with an estimated street value of over $2M

Saudi arrested for possession of massive drugs haul with an estimated street value of over $2M

A Saudi Arabian man has been arrested for possession of a massive haul of drugs with an estimated street value of up to $2.5m, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday.

The General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) arrested the man in Riyadh after he was found to be in possession of 99,953 amphetamine pills and other tablets.

The pills have a value of approximately $999,530 to $2.48 million, according to figures cited in the International Addiction Review Journal.

The man was detained and has been referred to the Public Prosecution, SPA reported.

The Kingdom has been cracking down on attempts to smuggle and sell drugs across the country, according to the GDNC.


 


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