Border Guard foils 75 kg khat smuggling attempt; public urged to report drug activities
Jazan, October 01, 2023, In a recent operation, Border Guard patrols operating in the Al-Ardah sector of the Jazan Region successfully intercepted and prevented an illegal attempt to smuggle a significant quantity of khat, totaling 75 kilograms. Following the interception, proper legal procedures were meticulously observed, and the confiscated contraband was subsequently handed over to the appropriate authorities for further investigation.
In light of this incident, security authorities are earnestly urging the public to actively participate in the fight against drug smuggling and distribution. To facilitate this, they have established specific contact channels for reporting such illicit activities. Residents in Makkah, Riyadh, and the Eastern regions are encouraged to dial 911, while those in other regions of the Kingdom can call 999. Alternatively, concerned individuals may reach out to the General Directorate of Narcotics Control at 995 or make contact through email at [email protected].
It is of utmost importance to note that all information provided by the public will be handled with the utmost confidentiality, ensuring the safety and anonymity of those who come forward to report these illegal activities. This collaborative effort between law enforcement and the community is crucial in curbing the proliferation of drug-related issues within the Kingdom.