Saudi Arabia arrests 158 in anti-drug crackdown


Saudi security forces have arrested 158 people including 108 Saudis and 50 foreigners for alleged involvement in drug smuggling and trafficking, Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki, said Tuesday.

“Those involved in smuggling drugs into the Kingdom will be punished severely,” the spokesman said. Saudi Arabia imposes the death penalty on drug traffickers and smugglers. Source: Arab News



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