RIYADH: Authorities at Jeddah Islamic Port have thwarted an attempt to smuggle more than 12 million Captagon pills into the Kingdom, Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.
The pills were hidden in a consignment of cocoa beans and were discovered after it was subjected to security measures.
The intended recipients of the consignment have been arrested.
The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority said it continues to work to thwart attempts to smuggle drugs into the Kingdom.
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