x Abu Dhabi, UAE Friday 21 July 2017

Abu Dhabi court orders men caught with drugs to attend rehab

One of the three had faced a charge of drug dealing, but was cleared of this after telling the court he gave away the drugs to his friends for free.

ABU DHABI // Three men caught in possession of illegal pills were today sentenced to rehabilitation by the Criminal Court.

One of the three had faced a charge of drug dealing, but was cleared of this after telling the court he gave away the drugs to his friends for free.

The trio were arrested in Al Shawamekh after police chased one of them from Mohammed Bin Zayed City.

Court records did not disclose the name of the drug.

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