Al-Haditha port in northern Saudi Arabia witnessed an unprecedented smuggling method at the level of customs ports, as the Saudi Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority at the port thwarted an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of Captagon pills, equivalent to more than 5.2 million pills that were seized “ground” and hidden in a consignment received at the port.
The authority indicated that a consignment of “carbonate powder” bags was received in Saudi Arabia through the Al-Hadithah port, which was carried on a truck. inside the bags.
The authority added that the thwarted smuggling method is one of the unprecedented methods, but this attempt was uncovered and thwarted, and it also clarified that it worked to complete the coordination process with the General Directorate of Narcotics Control to ensure the arrest of the receiver of the quantity inside the Kingdom, and he was arrested as one person.
The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority confirmed that it is continuing to tighten customs control over the Kingdom’s imports and exports and that it is standing by the attempts of smugglers, in order to achieve one of the most important pillars of its strategy represented in the security and protection of society. followed between the two sides; To combat drug smuggling in all its forms and types.
The authority called on everyone to contribute to the fight against smuggling to protect society and the national economy by communicating with it on the number designated for security reports (1910) or via e-mail [email protected] or the international number (00966114208417), where the authority receives reports through these channels. Related to smuggling crimes and violations of the provisions of the unified customs system, in strict confidentiality, with a financial reward given to the whistleblower in the event that the notification information is correct.