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Attempts to smuggle 3.7 mln Captagon pills were blocked

Dammam — Customs officers at the port of King Abdulaziz, based in Dammam, blocked attempts to smuggle 3,766,028 captagon pills hidden in cargo arriving at the port.

Zakat, Tax, and Customs Authority (ZATCA) explained during customs inspection of cargo using advanced security technology. Police officers have found a Captagon pill cleverly hidden in an iron rod.

Authorities said they had been arrested after completing the seizure process, in collaboration with the Directorate General of Drug Control.

ZATCA says it continues to strengthen customs control over the Kingdom’s imports and exports, blocking smugglers’ attempts to achieve one of the key pillars of the strategy represented by social and economic security and protection. rice field.

Authorities reiterated their determination to consolidate and strengthen their efforts with the Directorate General of Drug Control to combat drug smuggling of all forms and types.

Authorities to protect society and the national economy by contacting the number specified for security reporting (1910) or via email (1910@zatca.gov.sa) or international number (00966114208417). We called on everyone to contribute to the fight against smuggling. ).

If the information available is found to be correct, the whistleblower will be rewarded financially. —SPA

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