Saudi police confiscate 48,000 beer cans masked as soft drinks

Saudi police confiscate 48,000 beer cans masked as soft drinks

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A smuggler tried to carry nearly 48,000 cans of beers disguised as Pepsi cans into Saudi Arabia over the Al Batha border crossing with the UAE, reported MBC.net.

The attempt was caught and the person apprehended after customs officers detected the latest scam into the exporting beers in into Saudi Arabia, where alcohol is banned.

“A truck carrying what first seemed to be normal cans of the soft drink Pepsi was stopped and after the standard process of searching the products, it became clear that the alcoholic beers were covered with Pepsi’s sticker logos,” said Al Batha border General Manager Abdulrahman Al-Mahna.

Al-Mahna also added that the latest attempt is one of many new innovative ways smugglers are thinking of but that his men “are always ready and alert to catch” the extraordinary efforts into hiding contrabands into Saudi Arabia.

The story quickly went viral online, being covered in many local newspapers and online news websites. — Al Arabiya

36 COMMENTS

  1. Masha Allah Saudi Police and Saudi Customs had made it again.. Good Job brothers in Islam. You have saved 1000 others from drinking it. Allah SWT will definitely reward you all.

  2. Alhdulillah…may Allah reward the Saudi customs abundantly and continue to guide and protect them always.. May Almighty Allah bless us all..

  3. good job done by the saudi arabia custom officers and i support for them and pray for them to succeed in their life and make way to jannah

  4. Masha Allah, good job police and costoms of saudi arabia may Allah encourage you and protect muslims over the world

  5. Al-hamdu liLlah.
    I am a Nigerian. I am very happy with the work done by Saudi customs. May Allah Bless us all.

  6. I am a Nigerian and hope that you would keep me informed of breaking news please. Welldone and keep it up.

  7. MashaAllah good job done may Allah reward u. The enemies are trying everything in their power to disrupt the peace prevailing in sauidi arabia

  8. Alhamdulillah. This is an indication that a lot if scams have been happening in the similar way. Shame.. Just leave us Muslims alone!

  9. Alhamdulliah for detecting this scam. had the officials failed in their duties then a lot of families would have been affected by this alcohol scam…

  10. Every one involved in this scandal should be punished as per Saudi law, and all the products of involved companies should be banned from saudi arabia

  11. Mashaallah!!! Wonderful job guys!!!! May Allah SWT guide and protect you always….keep this country as pure as it is…ALCOHOL FREE…..aLHAMDULILLAH.

  12. Ma sha Allàh, This is a great success from almighty Allah by exposing the hiding conspiracy of the devils, may Allah continue to protect our fellow Muslim brothers from all evil deeds, Ameen.

  13. Masha Allah..Allah has more power than the devils
    My Muslim brothers are saved.hats off to custom police.we here can pray for you only and appreciate your talent in getting this devils and that is more than anything but Allah (swt) will reward you here as well as hereafter as promised Aameen

  14. I’m greatly saddened that anyone would attempt to smuggle beers into Saudi Arabia. This individual will call himself a Muslim, will probably understand ‘Arabic and Qur’ān!
    Alhamdu-lillāhi, Allāh had caught him. I pray for the protection of our brothers at the boarders.
    I am indeed very upset at the news. May Allāhu, swt continue to expose the Munāfiqun.
    Muslima

  15. I am non Muslim but I really highly salute the Customs and the Saudi Police for doing this wonderful job by catching the goods from entering into their country. Keep up the good work & best of luck for future

  16. Alhamdulilah.May Allah guide and protect you all in all your undertakings.There are big plans to destroy the image of saudi which is a symbol in our din.It is also a duty bound on us to include saudi too in our supplications.This is an intelectual war to destroy morality.

  17. Maasha Allahu la quwata illah billah this is a help from Rabb. May Allah continue to guide and protect Muslim ummah evrywhere on earth against the plots of kufr, and munafiquun. May Allah continue to strengthen our iman

  18. Alhamdulillah. Well done costoms officers of Saudi arabia. This was only possible with the enlightenment from Allah swt. May Allah always guide every human and protect us from all evils. May Allah guide every human and prevent us from doing such shameful acts. Ameen

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