Malaysia’s top appeals court on Tuesday acquitted an Australian grandmother who faced the death penalty in a drugs case, her lawyer said.
Colonel Taher Gharib Al Dhaheri, Director of the Abu Dhabi Police Anti-Narcotics Directorate, stressed the initiative's importance in strengthening relations between members of society and the entities concerned with the protection and fight against drug dangers...
The man, named in Chinese pinyin as "Kamu Jielaisibi" and identified by Australian media as Cam Gillespie, was handed the death penalty by Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court on Wednesday, according to a notice posted on the court website.
Dubai prosecutors are investigating an extradition request of a man suspected to be the head of an international drug trafficking ring.
An armed group stormed the centre in Irapuato in the afternoon and opened fire, killing nine people instantly, the municipal government said. A 10th person was wounded but later died in hospital, the state secretariat of public security said.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Sunday started hearing a case in which 3 Gulf nationals were apprehended in Al Barsha Police Station on charges of possessing 15 UAE banknotes contaminated with heroin, methamphetamine, alprazolam and pregabalin.
Official records indicate that the defendants were one of Dubai bars when a hotel inspection officer suspected their behaviours, and approached them to find out that they carried 87 drug pills.
A Dubai Police spokesperson said, “Two British nationals were arrested for the possession of narcotics with the intent to supply. They were taken into custody and charged with possession of cannabis, pills and other items that are classified as illegal substances in the UAE.”
The court sentenced the suspects to ten years in jail each, to be followed by deportation, besides a Dhs10m fine. The court also fined two companies, one for advertising and the second for electronics trading, Dhs50 million each.
Officials of the NCA-UK thanked the Dubai Police for their good coordination, high professionalism, swift action in arresting Moogan, and lauded the great cooperation between the force and Interpol. They also praised the exceptional role of Dubai Police in combating organised crime and arresting perpetrators.