Dubai: Jordanian police busted a drugs supply ring in the capital Amman, state news agency PETRA reported.
In the raid 13,000 narcotic pills and 68 packages of cannabis were seized, and four people were arrested, the report added, citing a public security department spokesman.
During the raid one of the suspects opened fire on police, who managed to arrest him with three others.
One other suspect remains at large, the spokesman added.
Three weeks ago Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Safadi in a meeting with Russian President’s Special Envoy on Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev stressed Jordan focused efforts to prevent the smuggling of drugs from Syria into Jordan, and to bring down drug rings.