Saudi Arabia’s authorities seize over 81kg of cannabis in attempted drug smuggling

Saudi Arabia’s authorities seize over 81kg of cannabis in attempted drug smuggling
Saudi Arabia’s authorities seize over 81kg of cannabis in attempted drug smuggling

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Zakat and Tax thwarted an attempted drug smuggling operation, seizing more than 81 kg of cannabis at Al-Wadiah port. The narcotics were hidden inside the roof of a vehicle entering the Kingdom through the country’s port, reported state agency SPA.

The customs authority, in coordination with Saudi’s General Directorate Of Narcotics Control, was able to ensure the arrest of the recipients inside the Kingdom. The zakat and tax authority reaffirmed its commitment to preventing further drug smuggling attempts and tightening customs procedures on imports and exports.

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