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Man orders drugs through Facebook in Dubai, referred to criminal court

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Mohammed Yaseen, Staff Reporter

The Dubai public prosecution referred an Asian seller, 41, to the criminal court on charges of facilitating drug abuse for others referred to the misdemeanour court. The suspect used to obtain the drugs from a person he communicated with through Facebook Messenger.

According to the official records, the case dated back to last June when Dubai Police received a tip-off that the suspect possessed drugs and psychotropic substances.

A policeman stated in the investigations that a team of detectives headed to the suspect’s residence, which was shared by others.

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Asked about the drugs he possessed in his residence, the suspect brought an iron box containing a crystalline substance, the policeman said, adding that the suspect admitted that the substance belonged to him and that he possessed it for abuse with the other suspects.

The policeman went on to say that the suspect confessed to having obtained the drugs from a man he communicated with through Facebook Messenger, adding that the man used to provide the suspect with co-ordinates that showed him where to get the drugs from and required him to put the price in the same site.

The other suspects confessed to having abused drugs with the prime suspect, who used to give them the drugs for free.

The criminal court ordered that the suspect be remanded in custody pending prosecution.

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