Abha, February 1, 2024, Border Guards in the Asir Region successfully apprehended six Ethiopian nationals during land patrols for their involvement in attempting to smuggle 66 kg of hashish. Following the arrests, initial legal procedures were swiftly executed, and the confiscated drugs were handed over to the competent authority.
In response to this incident, security authorities are urging the public to actively participate in combating drug-related activities by reporting any information related to drug smuggling or selling. Individuals residing in Makkah, Riyadh, and the Eastern regions can contact 911, while those in the rest of the Kingdom's regions can reach out to 999. Additionally, the General Directorate of Narcotics Control can be contacted at 995 or through email at [email protected]. It is emphasized that all reports will be treated with the utmost confidentiality, emphasizing the importance of community cooperation in maintaining public safety and combating illegal activities.