Saudi Border Guards Stopped Attempts to Smuggle over 1000 Kgs of Hashish in May

Published May 23rd, 2018 - 03:00 GMT
(AFP/File Photo)
(AFP/File Photo)

Saudi border guards thwarted several attempts to smuggle 1,117 kilograms of hashish through land and sea borders during the period from May 7th until May 19th.

Border patrols arrested 30 suspects from different nationalities, after they were spotted crossing the Kingdom's southern borders.

According to the border guards' spokesman, Col. Saher Al-Harbi, those involved, including 13 Ethiopians, 6 Somalis, and 11 Yemenis, have been referred to the relevant authorities for processing, along with the narcotics that were seized in their possession.

Al-Harbi stressed that the border guards will continue to be vigilant in stopping all attempts to smuggle contraband into the country.



This article has been adapted from its original source.

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