The Zakat; Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA) announced that it had thwarted an attempt to smuggle 1;600.00 Captagon pills that were found hidden inside a consignment at Jeddah Islamic Port on Friday.
The authority explained that the quantity of Captagon pills was inside a truck floor; as they detected it through also security techniques at the port.
The two people who were receiving this amount of captagon pills were markedly in arrest; the authority indicated.
They confirmed that the authority is also doing its utmost to prevent and thwart any smuggling attempt; stressing that it continues to confiscate and tighten customs control over all imports and combat smuggling in all its forms.
Authorities thwarted a quantity of Captagon amounting to more than 8.7 million pills that was inside cocoa fruit last week by the authority in Jeddah Islamic Port.
The ZATCA called on everyone to communicate with it to report any information related to smuggling crimes through the Security Reports Center (1910); as the center receives security reports in complete secrecy; with a financial reward given to those who report if the reporting information is correct.