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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
An Asian drug-trafficker was prosecuted and sentenced to 5 years in jail and fined Dhs20,000 for promoting hashish.
The defendant was prosecuted with another runaway accomplice who was also fined Dhs10,000.
The case dates back to June 2020, when the second defendant was arrested in possession of 3 plastic rolls of hashish, weighing 82g each.
During investigations, the defendant confessed to using drugs and promoting it. The first defendant was the one who supplied the hashish to the second defendant.
All drug users who bought drugs from the defendant have also been arrested and prosecuted on drug-trafficking charges.
An Asian visitor was sentenced to 10 years in jail and was fined Dhs50,000 for smuggling 1,250g of heroin into Dubai.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Sunday heard a case in which two Asians were accused of exchanging assault with one of them attempting to kill the other with a knife.
The two got in touch with each other through social media platforms, and had agreed to be in a relationship after the suspect had lied about his nationality and pretended to be an Emirati.
An Arab visitor gets 3 months imprisonment, followed by deportation for forging a car parking ticket to avoid paying its fees in Dubai.
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