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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
An Asian visitor was sentenced to 10 years in jail and was fined Dhs50,000 for smuggling 1,250g of heroin into Dubai.
The Asian visitor will be deported after serving his sentence.
The drug trafficking case dates back to October last year, when police were alerted by the defendant’s drug activity, and set up a plan to catch him red-handed and seize the drugs in his possession.
The defendant was arrested in possession of 5 plastic bags containing 155 capsules of heroin that weigh 1,250g.
He was immediately prosecuted on drug trafficking charges by Dubai courts.
During police investigations, the defendant confessed to smuggling the heroin capsules in the intention of selling them.
An Asian drug-trafficker was prosecuted and sentenced to 5 years in jail, followed by deportation and a fine of Dhs20,000 for promoting hashish.
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.
The defendant used the forged documents to open a new company of his own name and steal the victim’s customers after convincing them that the company belongs to the victim.
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