A 50-year-old Brazilian visitor was detained and referred to criminal court, for smuggling (54) capsules of cocaine drugs in his stomach, while being on a transit trip to an African country.
The Dubai Police has recently recorded 297 cases of counterfeiting and forgery, with a market value of approximately Dhs2,570,253,778 during 2019, according to the Department of Combating Economic Crimes of the General Department of Criminal investigations.
The Dubai Police foiled two attempts to smuggle drugs concealed in bank notes and a contact lens case.
A customer has forgotten his bag at Starbucks Café in The Dubai Mall, which apart from the cash also contained a chequebook, a bunch of private papers and documents and two signed cheques.
The first cheque worth Dhs500,000, while the second worth Dhs6,250.
The defendant was abusing drugs and possessed narcotics for peddling it to drug abusers against money.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred a 28-year-old Asian painter to the criminal court, after he stole artwork and painting material worth Dhs1,710 from his employer.
The five-member gang, comprising four men and a woman, all Asians, had entered the country on visit visas.
Major-General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, highlighted that teams have successfully apprehended 3,128 suspects of drug dealing, and seized 14.8 million illegal pills.
The world’s first Floating Police Station will be docked on The World Islands.