Seized drugs are being displayed by Abu Dhabi customs officials.
The Abu Dhabi Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle 80 wraps containing a green substance suspected to be marijuana, distributed in two bags weighing 40 kilogrammes.
The General Administration of Customs praised the expertise and competence of inspectors, and their vital role in protecting the country from all possible risks caused by cross-border trade.
The administration said it continues to play its important and vital role in protecting the security of the country and ensuring its stability and the safety of citizens and residents.
It added: “The employees of the General Administration of Customs are considered the first line of defence in preserving the capabilities and safety of the UAE.”
The Department also appreciated the support of the rational leadership towards continuing to develop the capabilities and qualifications of the customs human cadres, and providing the best equipment and techniques for customs inspection in accordance with the highest standards followed globally.
The Abu Dhabi Police arrested a mother in the emirate of Abu Dhabi for torturing her daughter over a family dispute between her and her divorced husband.
According to case papers the defendant lured a maid into believing that he has a job for her and enticed by the offer the victim fled from her sponsor in another Emirates.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld an appeal sentencing an Arab national to a fine of Dhs10,000 and deportation, after the suspect was charged with consuming hashish outside the UAE.
It is believed that the fire brigade arrived at the scene within 6 minutes after the operations room was alerted about a fire in the mall.
"This may be due to a genetic condition of partial loss of pigmentation in feathers known as leucistic," the Galapagos National Park said.
The approval of the loans and exemptions, which is part of the 2020 housing packages of Dhs15.5 billion, coincides with the celebrations of the 49th National Day, in light of the keenness of the UAE’s leadership to maintain social stability and ensure decent living standards for citizens...