DUBAI: Malaysian authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle 3.8 million amphetamine pills after receiving a tip from Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Narcotics Control, police have reported.
Local media reports said this was the second one drug bust involving captagon pills in Malaysia that was averted with the cooperation and intelligence shared by Saudi Arabia.
A container ship that came in to dock on Sunday at Malaysia’s West Port with one of the containers, which was declared as containing aluminium floor springs, and was meant to be transferred to another ship heading to another country.
No arrests were made, according to the Malaysian police, who lauded Saudi Arabia’s anti-narcotics body which helped identify the ship and the container when it arrived on Sunday.
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