Published On: Tue, Oct 27th, 2015

Saudi Prince Caught With 2 Tons Of ISIS’s Favourite Drugs In Lebanon

A Saudi prince and four others were detained on Monday in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport: 2 tons of Captagon pills and some cocaine

 

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Saudi prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four others were detained by airport security while allegedly “attempting to smuggle about two tons of Captagon pills and some cocaine, ” a security source told AFP. “The smuggling operation is the largest one that has been foiled through the Beirut International Airport, ” the source said on condition of anonymity.

What is Captagon?

Captagon is the brand name for the amphetamine phenethylline, a synthetic stimulant. The security source said the drugs had been packed into cases that were waiting to be loaded onto a private plane that was headed to Saudi Arabia. The five Saudi citizens were still in the airport and would be questioned by Lebanon’s customs authority, the source added.

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