A female customs officer suspected the defendant’s behaviour upon his arrival at the airport and consequently requested him to undergo a luggage search.
The officer found 3 bottles of shampoo with a density different than the normal.The defendant denied the existence of anything illegal among her belongings.
The Anti-Narcotics Directorate of the Criminal Security Sector at Abu Dhabi Police has warned the public against opening bank accounts in their names and authorising strangers to administer them.
An Asian visitor was sentenced to 10 years in jail and was fined Dhs50,000 for smuggling 1,250g of heroin into Dubai.
An Asian drug-trafficker was prosecuted and sentenced to 5 years in jail, followed by deportation and a fine of Dhs20,000 for promoting hashish.
The Dubai Court of Appeal has upheld the ruling issued by Criminal Court of sentencing an Arab drug-trafficker to 5 years in jail, followed by deportation and a Dhs20,000 fine for facilitating drugs to another defendant.
“It was for protection so neither the military nor preventative police would arrest me or my brother in Honduras and so we would not be extradited to the United States,” Devis Leonel Rivera Maradiaga said.
Bouchibi, 39, who became an international kingpin known as ‘The Ghost’, had been travelling under false identity. He had been on the run for 10 years using forged documents when Dubai Police arrested him.
An Asian and an African were nabbed by Dubai authorities for possessing 1,258g and 7.08g of marijuana respectively.