Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Saudi prince held after seizure of two tons of amphetamines at Beirut airport

"A Saudi prince has been detained at Beirut airport in Lebanon after two tons of an amphetamine drug popular with Syrian rebels was found on a private jet.
Prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four other men were held after what was described as the biggest ever drugs bust at the city’s main Rafik Hariri International Airport, according to local media and security sources.
They were allegedly "attempting to smuggle about two tons of Captagon pills and some cocaine", a security source was quoted as saying.
Captagon is a brand name for the widely used amphetamine phenethylline.
Although this type of amphetamine has been prescribed in the past to treat childhood and other behavioural disorders, it is now used overwhelmingly as a stimulant in the Middle East..."
at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/lebanon/11955937/Saudi-prince-held-after-seizure-of-two-tons-of-amphetamines-at-Beirut-airport.html

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