Border guards seize 876-kg of cannabis

Border guards seize 876-kg of cannabis
Saudi border guards arrested the 38 individuals. (File/SPA)
Updated 11 January 2019

Border guards seize 876-kg of cannabis

Border guards seize 876-kg of cannabis
  • 38 people were arrested in the drug bust
  • The arrest took place in the regions of Jazan, Najran, and Asir

JEDDAH: Border guards in the regions of Jazan, Najran and Asir thwarted several attempts last month to smuggle narcotics into the Kingdom by land and sea, a spokesperson said.
They seized 876kg of cannabis and arrested 38 people — 19 Yemenis, eight Ethiopians, seven Saudis, three Somalis and one Sudanese. They were all referred to competent authorities.