A passenger failed in his attempt to smuggle 943gm of heroin into Saudi Arabia via .

Customs officers at the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh discovered 120 yellow capsules in the man’s abdomen during scanning.

Airport Customs director-general Sultan Al-Fuhaid said that the trafficker had been transferred to authorities to face charges.

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“The Saudi customs have acquired cutting edge technologies to thwart such attempts to smuggle drugs”, he said.