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Saudi police have seized a large quantity of drug-like herb known as Qat, stuffed inside rice and date packs by a Sri Lankan smuggler.

'Sabq' newspaper said police stopped the driver on a motorway in the southern province of Jazan near the border with Yemen after suspecting its cargo.

“They found nearly 450 packs of Qat stuffed inside rice and date boxes. The Sri Lankan was arrested and the drugs were confiscated,” it said.

  Comments - 8

  • Alston Sunday, 01 March 2015 12:11 PM

    Is this what you call bravery or mere corruption, knowing very well punishment wont be anything less than death?

    Abraham Sunday, 01 March 2015 12:18 PM

    This must have been a link with Duminda Silva the Druglord. Sri Lankan Government should arrest him otherwise he would help other drug dealers to import the drugs into the country illegally.

    saint Sunday, 01 March 2015 12:27 PM

    Okay another beheading! But this time it is a good one worthless scum like these rotters should be shot at point blank range..

    johan Sunday, 01 March 2015 01:01 PM

    If it is proved his life is finished.Only beheading

    cristo Sunday, 01 March 2015 01:29 PM

    Saudi,s drink ,gamble,fornicate ...then execute foreign nationals to show what good pious muslims they are...they never execute their own ...have you noticed that ,only poor migrant workers,who aren,t even allowed a small statue of Buddha...wait till we dont need their oil ..they can sit in their tents and eat it

    karu Sunday, 01 March 2015 02:04 PM

    Death for sure.

    Be Fair Sunday, 01 March 2015 03:26 PM

    a "Desert Suda" it seems

    zuhrudeen mohamed. Sunday, 01 March 2015 05:40 PM

    You say theyonly execute foreigners. This is copmletely wrong.collect copies arabnews daily paper of last month.read them well. Then the true will come out.


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