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Border Guard Thwart Attempts to Smuggle Nearly Two Tons of Hashish in Southern Areas

Riyadh, Spokesman for the Border Guard Colonel Mesfer bin Ghannam Al-Quraini stated today that his department has thwarted several attempts to smuggle a total of 1853 kilograms of hashish during the month of Muharram 1441 H., arresting 76 persons involved, including 43 Ethiopians, 19 Yemenis, nine Somalis, four Saudi nationals, and one unknown, at the southern border of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

He also stressed that the border guards stand determined in confronting the attempts of smuggling across the border, despite the multiplicity and variety of methods used by smugglers.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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