x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Man who entered UAE with 100 Tramadol pills says they were for a friend

A man caught entering the country with 100 Tramadol pills said they were for a friend suffering leg pain.

ABU DHABI // A man caught entering the country with 100 Tramadol pills said they were for a friend suffering leg pain.

RA, from Thailand, told the Criminal Court his friend asked him to buy a painkiller and he chose Tramadol, not knowing it was illegal in the UAE.

The case was adjourned to September 3.

hdajani@thenational.ae