1053 persons were arrested in 603 cases of trafficking and promotion of narcotic substances during the month of May

During these cases, large quantities of narcotics were seized.

Implementation of 513 awareness activities in different regions of the Kingdom.

Receiving 94 cases in the  AND addiction treatment center.

In details, PSD spokesman said that the Anti-Narcotics Department is continuing its qualitative operations to deal all forms of drug dealing with narcotic substances.

The  spokesman confirmed that during the month of May, from 1/5/2023 to 31/5/2023, 603 cases of trafficking and promotion of narcotic substances were dealt with, during which 1053 suspects were arrested, including a dealer and a promoter of narcotic substances, and suspects classified as dangerous, as they were referred al to the Public Prosecutor of the State Security Court.

The spokesman stated that during these cases, (349) kilograms of hashish, (1 million and 6 thousand) tablets of narcotic Captagon, (4 kilograms and 300 grams) of narcotic crystal, 3 kilograms and 350 grams of narcotic marijuana and a kilo of marijuana, and a group of firearms were seized during the operations.

At the awareness level, AND implemented, through the awareness dimension, 513 educational activities for the month of May, 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 drug treatment center for the month of May reached 94 cases, between admissions and references.