“The total number of narcotic substances seized from Lebanon from the beginning of 2020 until April 2021 has amounted to 57,184,900 pills,” Al-Bukhari stated in a tweet on Tuesday, bearing the hashtag #The_war_on_drugs.
The diplomat attached to his tweet an image detailing the drug shipments thwarted by the Saudi authorities in the said period.
The list consists entirely of fruit and vegetable consignments that were used to conceal narcotic pills, as follows:
5,383,400 pills concealed in a pomegranate shipment
5,580,000 pills concealed in a grape shipment
20,190,500 pills concealed in a grape shipment
4,335,000 pills concealed in an apple shipment
6,480,000 pills concealed in a potato shipment
15,216,000 pills concealed in a grape shipment
2,466,563 pills concealed in a pomegranate shipment