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Attempt to smuggle 4m Captagon tablets foiled by Saudi authorities

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RIYADH: The Saudi Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority has foiled an attempt to smuggle more than 4 million tablets of Captagon through Al-Batha land inlet, it was reported on Friday.
In a statement, the authority said that as many as 4.152 million tablets were found hidden in a consignment shipped into the Kingdom via the land port.
It added three people had been detained in connection with the pills.
The latest bust comes after Saudi authorities made a series of arrests following eight drug busts across the Kingdom on Wednesday.
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