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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
The Dubai Criminal Court has sentenced an Asian manager to 6 months of jail time, followed by deportation for forging official documents and promoting counterfeit currency in Dubai.
Details of the incident date back to last September, when police received a tip off about an Asian gang, which illegally possessed and attempted to sell counterfeit currency.
Police decided to apprehend the gang members red handed.
Undercover officers contacted the gang to buy Dhs1,100 of fake currency for an amount of Dhs600.
The defendant fell into the police trap and was arrested along with his accomplices.
During the search operation at defendant's house a forged driving licence was also found by police, which lead to the defendant’s conviction with forgery charges also.
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