Saudi Prince Detained After Two Tons Of Drugs Found On Private Jet
Abd al-Muhsen bin Walid bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, a member of the Saudi Royal family has been detained by officials in Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport, after two tons of amphetamines were discovered on his private jet.
RT reports the prince was about to conduct a flight on his private plane to Saudi Arabia.
Lebanese TV station Al Mayadeen also said that 40 packages of drugs, weighing 2 tons in total, were confiscated.
The prince was arrested and taken in for questioning along with four other people.
According to Press TV they were charged with attempting to smuggle pills of captagon, an amphetamine allegedly widely used among fighters in the Middle East.