Jazan, January 5, 2024, The Border Guards' land patrols in Al-Ardah governorate, Jazan Region, have successfully apprehended three individuals of Ethiopian nationality who were attempting to smuggle 44 kilograms of hashish. Immediate legal procedures were implemented, and the confiscated items have been handed over to the relevant authorities for further investigation and prosecution.
In response to this incident, security authorities are urging the public to remain vigilant and report any information related to drug smuggling or selling. Citizens are encouraged to report such activities by calling 911 in Makkah, Riyadh, and the Eastern regions, while the emergency number is 999 in the rest of the Kingdom's regions. Additionally, individuals can contact the General Directorate of Narcotics Control at 995 or utilize the email address [email protected] for reporting purposes. It is emphasized that all reports will be treated with strict confidentiality.
The swift and effective actions of the Border Guards in intercepting individuals involved in drug smuggling demonstrate the commitment of security authorities to combat illegal activities and maintain the safety and security of the community. The public's cooperation and willingness to report any suspicious activities play a crucial role in these efforts to uphold the rule of law and protect society from the harmful effects of narcotics.