A gang, made up of a Nigerian national and three Saudi Arabians, involved in the smuggling and sale of cocaine have been arrested with about 2.2 kilograms of the drug seized from the suspect, Saudi Gazette reported on Monday.
The Police Criminal Investigation Department revealed that it foiled an attempt to smuggle in and the sale of 2.2 kilograms of cocaine in the city of Riyadh.
Riyadh police seized the quantity of cocaine and a sum of money. Legal measures were taken against the suspects and referred to the competent authorities.
Authorities have called on Saudi citizens and expatriates to report any information of suspicious activities related to drug smuggling or sale to the police.