Detained in Riyadh for advertising drugs; seized firearms, imposed punishments.
Riyadh, August 23, 2023, A person was detained by the General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) in the Riyadh Region for advertising amphetamine, methamphetamine, hashish, and pills that were subject to medicinal usage regulation. Live ammo and firearms were seized. He was subjected to standard punishments and reported to the Public Prosecution. Security organizations are urging the public to report any information on drug trafficking or smuggling by dialing 911 in Makkah, Riyadh, and the eastern areas, or 999 in the remaining regions of the Kingdom. Additionally, they can get in touch with the General Directorate of Narcotics Control via phone at 995 or email at [email protected]. All reports will be handled with complete discretion.