The culprits with the seized drugs in Ras Al Khaimah.
Adnan Okasha, Staff Reporter
The anti-narcotics agents at Ras Al Khaimah Police seized last year 1,125 kilogrammes of narcotic raw materials of an estimated market value of Dhs25 million, despite the exceptional circumstances imposed by COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Colonel Ibrahim Jassim Al Tunaiji, Director of Anti-narcotics Department at Ras Al Khaimah Police, the anti-narcotics agents succeeded in seizing 1,125 kilogrammes of narcotics in co-operation with the strategic partners in in the other emirates.
Al Tunaiji pointed out that as part of the seized materials, some 763 kilograms of opium were seized in one operation.
He, meanwhile, stressed the importance for parents to instill religious and moral values in the minds of their children and demonstrate the dangers of associating with bad companions and taking drugs, which pose a major threat to their health and lives and render them legally accountable.
“Based on verification of the information, a joint competent team was entrusted in cooperation with Coast Guard Command, to foil that attempt and arrest those were behind it,” the Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police said.
The court ruled in the same case that a security guard be acquitted of the drug trafficking charge.
The judgment rendered by the criminal court includes the punishment of the first accused (M. M) in abuse of psychotropic substances for three years and a fine of Dhs50,000. He also got an additional one-year jail term for crashing into and damaging a police patrol vehicle.
The accident took place on Sunday evening between the towns of Sesto Calende and Arona, the BBC reported citing Italian news outlets. Italy's fire service said 19 people were safe but a search continued for the two missing persons.
The narcotics were found concealed in various ways, including inside refrigerated containers, showcasing the smugglers' increasing inventiveness in their attempts to introduce these contrabands into the country.
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