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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
A 18-year-old Arab social media celebrity was sentenced to 6 months of jail followed by deportation after he was arrested on drug charges along with his accomplices.
Police received a tip-off that the defendant along with his accomplices abuses drugs inside his apartment in one of Dubai’s residential towers.
Police teams raided his apartment and caught defendant, his friends, and a minor female who were taking drugs.
The teams successfully seized drug seedlings and an electric light device that help grow such type of drugs, while the defendant and his accomplices were prosecuted.
The defendant was working as a minor technician, who received more than 800 transfers between January and February last year, and that the account contained Dhs891,000, most of which was through cash deposits via an ATM.
A 38-year-old Asian visitor was arrested and referred to criminal court on drug trafficking charges for smuggling 258g of heroin into the country.
On being interrogated, they admitted that they had connived to rob stores in the Frij Al- arar area after monitoring them and making sure the area was clear of pedestrians.
With over 500 international and local brands on display, the 52nd edition promises to be its most dazzling yet, culminating in a grand finale this Sunday.
Exhibition plays an educational role by providing valuable insights into proper nutrition, veterinary care, and overall maintenance of animals.
Muizzu was leading the count with 54% of the vote against 46% won by Solih, local media reported. Maldivians also voted at polling stations in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Britain and Abu Dhabi.