Dubai Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle 800,000 Captagon pills into the country, which has a street value of Dhs3 million.
The act has been deemed a punishable offence. According to a CAA notification, all the airports in Pakistan have been alerted about ban on carrying naswar.
The Abu Dhabi Appellate Court fixed Sunday June 30 to issue a verdict in the case of a GCC man charged with the possession of a narcotic substance in a piece of cake.
US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia.
A total of 421 drug smuggling bids were foiled across Dubai’s various land, sea and air ports of entry in the first three months of 2019.
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 Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance has sentenced a man to prison and fined him for abusing drugs and dragging his sons into drug abuse.
The Dubai Police foiled two attempts to smuggle drugs concealed in bank notes and a contact lens case.
The Abu Dhabi Police arrested two Asians on charges of planting 37 hemp shrubs on a farm in the city of Al Ain in an operation dubbed “Farm of Death.”