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Some of the drugs that were seized. Image Credit: Supplied

Abu Dhabi: The Saudi anti-narcotics authority has arrested two citizens for allegedly dealing in amphetamine pills, police said.

The spokesperson for the General Directorate for Drug Control, Captain Mohammed Al Najdi, said the duo were arrested as they were dealing in the contraband drugs and 17,500 amphetamine pills were seized.

The men were remanded in custody and measures were taken to move them to the Public Prosecution for trial, Captain Al Najdi said.