Border Guards in Jazan Arrest Violators of Border Security Law for Smuggling Khat

Riyadh: The Border Guards’ land patrols in the Jazan Region have arrested three Ethiopian nationals for violating the border security regulations by attempting to smuggle (80) kilograms of Khat. Legal measures have been taken against them, and they have been referred to the appropriate authority for further action.

Security authorities call on the public to report any information concerning drug smuggling or selling by calling 911 in Makkah, Riyadh, the Eastern regions, and 999 in the rest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They may also contact the General Directorate of Narcotics Control at 995 or via email at All reports will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Source: Saudi Press Agency