Mukul Rohatgi contended that the courts were misled by the NCB to believe that large quantities of drugs were recovered from the accused and said that the agency had proceeded in sheer violation of Article 22.
215kg of heroin and crystal meth were being smuggled into the country through a boat. The drugs were found hidden under the wooden vessel’s deck.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced a 47-year-old African visitor to 10 years in jail and fined him Dhs50,000 after being convicted of importing 49 capsules of cocaine weighing around one kilogramme.
A 57-year-old African worker’s attempt to smuggle 1,600 grammes of Marijuana into the UAE was foiled by an alert customs officer at Dubai International Airport.
A Gulf citizen was booked by police and referred to criminal court on drug-trafficking charges, after he was caught using and facilitating drugs to his friends in Dubai.
Nothing was found inside the defendant’s bags, but when he was asked to undergo a body scanner, a quantity of an unknown substance was seen inside his body.
A 32-year-old Asian man was arrested and referred to criminal court for attempting to smuggle 6,100g of marijuana into Dubai Airport.
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.
Dubai Police nabbed three gang member red handed as they were were trying to fit the smuggled drugs in the bottom of the container in preparation for the final delivery. Dubai Police codenamed the whole operation as ‘the Fridge.’