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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Dubai Criminal Court on Sunday held the first session of a case in which an Asian cook, 28, was accused of possessing a quantity of marijuana for peddling to his friends.
Earlier, the Dubai Public Prosecution referred the case to the courts of law after the defendant had been interrogated on charges of possessing and abusing 8 grammes of marijuana.
A policeman working in Dubai Police’s General Department of Anti-narcotics, testified that according to a reliable tip-off, the defendant was abusing drugs and selling them to drug addicts.
A trap was set to arrest the defendant red-handed.
An undercover agent called the defendant and asked him for narcotics.
When the defendant came to the rendezvous, he was arrested and a quantity of narcotics inside a brown envelope was found in his backpack.
On interrogation, the defendant confessed that his friends used to give him money to buy narcotics and that he bought the drugs that were seized later to give it to them.
An African watchman and his five runaway accomplices were prosecuted and referred to criminal court after they assaulted and robbed two brothers of Dhs2,000 in Dubai.
The Arab sale executive, 28, was referred to the Dubai Criminal Court over allegations that he employed lies and fraudulent means to swindle Dhs194,243 from the Jordanian female programmer, 29.
The Dubai Court of Appeal has upheld the ruling issued by Criminal Court of sentencing an Arab drug-trafficker to 5 years in jail, followed by deportation and a Dhs20,000 fine for facilitating drugs to another defendant.
The defendant promised the victim of marriage, and began to take explicit photos of her, using the trust she put in him. Apparently the victim was married, and after few months of her relationship with the defendant, she wanted to break up and return back to her husband.
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