x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Briton 'has not smoked hash in UAE'

British businessman tells panel of judges he has smoked hashish, but not in the UAE.

A British businessman told a panel of judges yesterday he had smoked hashish, but not in the UAE.

MF, 49, was arrested in March in Al Barsha after a tip-off to the anti-narcotics department at Dubai Police.

Traces of hashish were found in a urine sample.

A verdict is expected on May 27.

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