Four Britons have been arrested in an eastern China province, the British embassy said on Friday, two days after Chinese police announced a drug bust there involving 16 foreigners.
The man, 28, slammed the drug-filled van into the empty police patrol car at Eastwood in the city's north on Monday morning, crushing its bonnet, before speeding off, CCTV footage shows. He was caught by police an hour later.
The drug was used by a group of 20 mostly foreign nationals during Tuesday's ceremony that's known as "ayahuasca" and is said to be practiced by indigenous people in the Amazon.
A customs officer at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport arrested an Arab young man with a large quantity of pills and narcotics in his possession. The defendant attempted to bring the narcotics into the country by hiding them in a sweet box but the inspectors noticed a signal in the baggage screening equipment that there were medical drugs.
A differently-abled passenger and his countryman who had a stash of heroin inside a wheelchair and shoes must see out their tough punishment, the Appeals Court has upheld.
The Federal Supreme Court has upheld a verdict in which a defendant was sentenced to life and fined Dhs50,000 to be followed by deportation.
A drug mule spotted limping as he carried more than 1kg drugs in his guts has lost an appeal against a 10-year jail term and Dhs100,000 fine.
In Chicago, one of America’s most violent cities, drug arrests have plummeted 42 per cent in the weeks since the city shut down, compared with the same period last year. Part of that decrease, some criminal lawyers say, is that drug dealers have no choice but to wait out the economic slump.
Dubai Customs made a new major Captagon seizure hidden in a container of ship spare parts coming from an Asian country.