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800,000 Captagon pills seized in joint Saudi-Lebanese drug bust

Apr 14

800,000 Captagon pills seized in joint Saudi-Lebanese drug bust

A joint operation between the Internal Security Forces’ anti-drug bureau and Saudi police led to the arrest of a man for smuggling more than 800,000 Captagon pills bearing the Rolex logo, an ISF statement reported Saturday.

The Saudi police’s anti-drug bureau had informed its Lebanese counterpart about a refrigerator truck with a forged Lebanese number plate carrying a large quantity of Captagon pills .The ISF unit in the Bekaa Valley discovered the truck, and on April 9 arrested its owner, identified as Syrian national M.M., born in 1987.
According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the three countries reporting the highest Captagon seizures are Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Syria.Militants in Syria are said to use Captagon to endure in battle. But it’s also popular with wealthy young people in the Middle East.

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