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The Dubai Criminal Court heard the first session of a case involving an Arab, 30, charged with assaulting policemen and abusing drugs.
As per case details, in February, a Dubai Police's patrol suspected a man sitting in a vehicle parked by the side of the street.
In court a lieutenant testified the defendant refused to get out of his vehicle and show his documents when ordered. Not only that, the defendant also insulted the lieutenant and attempted to run away from the patrol.
He further abused patrol team members physically and verbally but was later bought under control and taken to the police station.
The foresnsic test has revealed the defendant had abused narcotics psychotropic substances.
The court ordered that he remained in custody pending further investigations.
In another drug-trafficking case, customs officers at the Dubai Airport have successfully showed their competence, after placing an African visitor under arrest and preventing the smuggling of 34kg of marijuana.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced a European to five years in jail, to be followed by deportation and fined him Dhs400 for facilitating drug abuse for others.
A 35-year-old Asian man was arrested and referred to criminal court on drug trafficking charges, after he was caught using and facilitating crystal meth in Dubai.
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