While searching defendant's bag the customs officer found a dark bag with cheese powder inside and a brown roll which turned to be marijuana.
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Official records point out that the first defendant had arranged to smuggle the drugs into the country, and deliver it to the second defendant once he arrived. But luckily, customs officers suspected the travelling defendant who had hid 12 wraps of marijuana inside a plastic bag.
The Airport’s customs inspectors were checking the traveller’s luggage when they found bags of cereal, with marijuana bags hidden inside and wrapped in tin foil. The drugs weighed 11 kilos and 940 grams in total.
He admitted to Dubai Police that the European defendant was supplying him with the drugs for free.
An African visitor has been jailed for 10 years and fined Dhs50,000 by the criminal court for attempting to smuggle marijuana through Dubai International Airport.
The Dubai Court of Appeal upheld a ruling issued by the Court of First Instance imprisoning an African visitor, 24, to 10 years in jail to be followed by deportation and fining him Dhs50,000 .
A 32-year-old Asian man was arrested and referred to criminal court for attempting to smuggle 6,100g of marijuana into Dubai Airport.