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In Saudi Arabia, was arrested for drugs of Muslim pilgrims

October 13 2005

On the border of Saudi Arabia and Jordan were detained Muslim pilgrims.

Jordanians attempted to smuggle half a million pills, which contain drugs.

The drugs were hidden in trucks. They found the guards using a special technique.

In Saudi Arabia, provided the death penalty for production and drug trafficking. However, recent legislation has been amended, according to which a judge may replace the death penalty for a term of imprisonment of 15 years and 50 strokes of the cane and a fine of more than 26 thousand dollars.

This year, 62 people were beheaded. Most of them have committed crimes related to the production or distribution of drugs, reports Sedmitsa.Ru with reference to Gulf News.

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