The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah managed to thwart an attempt to smuggle (178,274) Captagon pills, which were found hidden in a consignment coming to Saudi Arabia through the airport.
The authority stated that a consignment had been received by Saudi Arabia via King Abdulaziz Airport, which consisted of boxes containing “beehives”.
The authority stated that after completing the seizure process, coordination was made with the General Directorate for Narcotics Control to ensure the arrest of the recipients of the seizures inside Saudi Arabia, where they were arrested, two persons.
The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority confirmed that it is continuing to tighten customs control over Saudi Arabia’s imports and exports, and is standing in the way of smuggling attempts, in order to achieve the security of society and protect it from these pests.
At the same time, the authority called on everyone to contribute to the fight against smuggling to protect society and the national economy by contacting it on the number designated for security reports (1910) or via e-mail ([email protected]), or the international number (00966114208417), where it The Authority, through these channels, receives reports related to smuggling crimes and violations of the provisions of the unified customs system in complete confidentiality, while granting a financial reward to the informer in the event that the information in the report is correct.