Saudi Arabia seizes 249,779 amphetamine pills

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA), reported on Sunday that the s General Directorate for Narcotics Control seized 249,779 amphetamine pills that were smuggled into Jeddah via the Jeddah Islamic Port.

According to the SPA, the pills were hidden inside drilling equipment when the authorities discovered them. A citizen from Riyadh was also arrested and referred to the Public Prosecution.

In late August, the authorities in Saudi Arabia said they seized 46 million amphetamine pills hidden in a flour shipment in what is believed to be the country’s biggest drug bust.

This comes as Saudi Arabian authorities have said that they will continue to crack down on smuggling attempts into the country.

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