Police seized 268kg heroin worth Dhs134 million, crystal (meth) worth Dhs144 million and 1kg hashish worth Dhs50,000
The police arrested 12 Asians involved in the racket. The drugs were hidden in different areas of the country. Police said they also seized half a million captagon tablets.
A drug smuggling visitor who nearly lost his life after swallowing meth-stuffed capsules has been referred to the Dubai Criminal Court.
“It is a huge increase in seizures for this illegal substance. We need to work together with all relevant departments in the country to fight the smuggling of narcotics, especially marijuana oil which is used in e-cigarettes and vape pens” Ibrahim Al Kamali.
A man arrived in Dubai with 2.3kg cocaine stuffed inside 80 sheaths in his stomach, a gathering heard on Monday.
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.
The illegal drugs were concealed inside used vehicle spare parts, which prompted Dubai Customs to nickname the operation 'Gear Box'
The continuous misuse of antibiotic is posing grave risk to humanity and the world needs to wake up to the danger before it gets too late.
The ruling comes less than three months after Felix Dorfin, 35, was handed a capital sentence following his arrest last year at the airport on the holiday island next to Bali,
Maj Gen Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, has chaired a meeting for assessing the performance of the General Directorate of Narcotics Control in the first half of this year. The meeting was attended by Brig Eid Mohammed Thani Hareb, Director of the Directorate, Brig Mohamed Rashid Bin Sarea Al Muhairi, Acting Director of the Criminal Investigation Department and number of police station directors and officers.