The incident took place during last September, when anti-narcotics teams received a tip-off that the defendant is a drug user and possess a quantity of crystal meth.
Dubai Police seized counterfeit money worth $740,000, apart from fake €50,000 from the businessman’s house
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He admitted to Dubai Police that the European defendant was supplying him with the drugs for free.
The Dubai Court of Appeal upheld a ruling by the Court of First Instance, sentencing a European convict for 10 years to be followed by deportation and fining him Dhs50,000 after being convicted of importing narcotics. The case dates back to last November when the customs inspector at Dubai International Airport found a suitcase of a passenger, which was not claimed from the terminal.
A 52-year-old European manager was trialed by the Dubai Public Prosecution for demanding a Dhs530,000 bribe from his Dubai company in order to perform work tasks.
Col. Al Muhairi said, “The flight was cancelled and the airplane headed back to Al Maktoum International Airport, where the Air Wing team and medical crew were awaiting the patient’s arrival and airlifted her to Rashid Hospital.”
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The case dates back to last February, when reliable information was forwarded to the Anti-Narcotics Department at Dubai Police about a person consuming narcotics and psychotropic substances and possessing a quantity of them in his house in the Palm Island area in Dubai.