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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
Two drug traffickers were arrested and prosecuted by Dubai courts for using heroin and marijuana.
In one of the cases, the drug trafficker was an Asian visitor who smuggled 1,258g of heroin into the country.
The 31-year-old defendant was nabbed by anti-narcotics teams after police raided his house.
155 transparent capsules of heroin were seized from the house.
The defendant confessed to using the drugs and was referred to criminal court to receive legal punishment.
In another case, a 25 years-old African salesman was held for trafficking 7.08g of marijuana.
At the time of arrest 8 marijuana rolls were found in the defendant's possession.
Defendant admitted that he had them for his personal use.
An Asian visitor was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and fined Dhs50,000 after he was charged with trafficking of 560g of Methamphetamine into Dubai.The case indicates that customs officers suspected the defendant while he was entering the country and accordingly asked him to undergo a body scanner.
A 57-year-old African worker’s attempt to smuggle 1,600 grammes of Marijuana into the UAE was foiled by an alert customs officer at Dubai International Airport.
The decomposed remains were found at sea, and experts of the General Department of Forensics and Criminology at Dubai Police have successfully utilised forensic 3D facial reconstruction technologies to help update the case of unidentified human remains.
A female customs officer suspected the defendant’s behaviour upon his arrival at the airport and consequently requested him to undergo a luggage search.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill held a fiery media conference in which he lashed out at Shirazi for criticising the government’s economic policies in her article.
Sheikh Mohammed exchanged cordial conversations with Simonyte about the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to advance economic relations towards a new stage that achieves the interests of the two countries and their development aspirations in various fields of common interest, foremost of which are the sectors of advanced technology, innovation, and renewable energy.
This was announced by the Seismology Department of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), which monitors earthquake activities in the United Arab Emirates.
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied during the visit by his sons, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, and Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.