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.
US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia.
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.
Citizens also demanded from animal welfare societies in the Kingdom to honour the young man, who has not yet been identified.
In a circular distributed to all public schools in the UAE, The Emirates Schools Establishment (ESE) said new updated measures will be put into effect as of Monday, Jan.17, 2022, until Friday, Jan.21, 2022.
The Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, has launched an awareness campaign to ensure children remain safe in vehicles on long outdoor trips planned in winter. Targeting all communities, especially parents, the campaign themed ‘Enjoy a Safe Winter’, was launched in collaboration with Sharjah Police via CSD’s social media platforms.