Drug dealers in Aqaba, Ramtha rounded up

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AMMAN — The Anti-Narcotics Department is continuing its operations to arrest drug dealers and traffickers, raiding their hideouts in governorates across the Kingdom, Al-Ghad News reported.اضافة اعلان

The Public Security Directorate (PSD) spokesperson said that Anti-Narcotics Department personnel carried out three new successful operations that led to the arrest of four drug dealers and traffickers in possession of firearms and narcotics in the Aqaba Governorate and the Ramtha region.

The spokesperson said that following a tip, the PSD, in coordination with Jordan Customs Department, searched the house of a drug dealer in Aqaba Governorate and arrested him for possession of narcotic substances intended for trafficking: 3kgs of hashish and 10,000 narcotic pills.

In the Ramtha region, two cases were dealt with. In one, a wanted person was arrested for being in possession of quantities of hashish prepared for sale were found in his possession and for attempting to use an automatic weapon against the security forces. The drugs and the weapon were seized.

In the second case, two drug dealers and traffickers were arrested for being in possession of various narcotics prepared for sale; a firearm was also seized in the raid.

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