State prosecutor arrests ex-official

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AMMAN — The State Security Prosecutor arrested a former official and three other persons in possession of 650,000 captagon pills in the southern Badia, Al-Ghad News reported.اضافة اعلان

It said search continues for a businessman in the city of Mafraq, who was seized with 100,000 narcotic pills in his possession.

According to official sources, people involved with the businessman were captured, while the latter remains a fugitive.

The prosecutor's office arraigned the defendants in both cases of promoting drug trafficking and exporting.

The Anti-Narcotics Department continues to implement a security crackdown on drug smuggling and promotion in various governorates of the Kingdom, which has led to a rise in prices due to their scarcity, especially as drug smuggling operations to Jordan are halted. 

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