842 suspects were arrested in 487 cases of trafficking and promotion of narcotic substances during the month of April

During these cases, (93) kilograms of hashish, (half a million) tablets of the narcotic Captagon, and (7 kilos and 400 grams) of the narcotic crystal were seized.

Implementation of 163 awareness activities in different regions of the Kingdom.

Receiving 45 cases in the narcotics addiction treatment center

PSD spokesman said that Anti-Narcotics Department are continuing their specific operations to deal with all forms narcotic substances, including trafficking, smuggling, promotion and abuse.

PSD spokesman confirmed that during the past month, from 1/4/2023 to 30/4/2023, 487 cases of trafficking and promotion of narcotic substances were dealt with, during which 842 dealers and promoters of these substances were arrested, including persons classified as dangerous, they were all referred to the State Security Court.

The spokesman stated that during those cases (93) kilograms of hashish, (half a million) pills of narcotic Captagon, (11) thousand narcotic pills, (7 kilos and 400 grams) of narcotic crystal and (4 kilos and 600 grams) were seized. grams) of narcotic marijuana, (500 grams) of narcotic cocaine, (600 grams) of narcotic industrial marijuana, a group of marijuana seedlings and a group of firearms, in addition to persons classified as dangerous.

On the awareness level, the department carried out 163 awareness-raising activities this week, which included a number of courses, lectures, workshops and seminars, in partnership with academic and media agencies and relevant partners.

In the same context, the number of admissions to the addiction treatment center this week reached 45 cases, varied admissions and references.

The spokesman stressed that anti-drug operations and security crackdowns are continuing in all regions of the Kingdom.