The incident dates back to last July, when police learned about the defendant’s possession of drugs, and immediately carried out investigations to arrest him red-handed.
Fifty-nine members from different nationalities accused of being part of a drug network, that is connected to a drug-producing country and works under its direction, were arrested.
A female African manager, aged 24, was arrested and prosecuted on drug trafficking charges, after she was caught facilitating drugs to another accomplice in Dubai.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred a visitor from a Latin American country to the Criminal Court on charges of importing 2.6 kilograms of cocaine inside a hidden pocket in her suitcase.
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 25-year-old Asian engineer was arrested on drug-trafficking charges and referred to criminal court for possession of 2.27g of hashish in Dubai.
The Department seized 46.5 per cent of illegal drugs at the state level during the same period.
This is achieved using electronic systems, skilled human resources, and data analysis to guarantee the quality and efficiency of outputs. These measures have effectively controlled smugglers, and their impact can be seen on the ground.
Customs officers and inspectors at Khalid Port have successfully foiled attempts to bring into the country 500,300 Captagon tablets, 78 rolls, and two boxes of hashish.