PSD spokesman said that Anti-Narcotics Department carried out a number of security operations against wanted persons, drug dealers and promoters in Aqaba and the northern and central Badia.

The spokesman confirmed that in the Aqaba governorate, four drug dealers were arrested during the security operations, one of whom was arrested  with hashish and a firearm, while 1,000 narcotic pills and a firearm were seized at the home of other drug dealers, the fourth drug-dealer was arrested  with 2,000 narcotic pills and a quantity of hashish narcotics.

In addition, a joint security operations were carried out in a number of areas in the northern Badia, during which six suspects  were arrested, including wanted persons, drug dealers, and separate quantities of narcotic substances were seized in their possession.

PSD spokesman added that, in the Central Desert, the sites of a number of drug dealers were raided, seven suspects  were arrested, one of them was arretsed in possession of quantities of cocaine and narcotic crystal.