Drugs squad claim man had 36,000 illegal tablets in the flat.
'Drug dealer' arrested after Sharjah police tip-off
SHARJAH // Police have arrested a man who, they claim, was attempting to sell more than 36,000 illegal tablets.
The anti-drugs department at Sharjah Police said they seized 36,500 pills of different varieties from a Pakistani man who they suspect was planning to distribute them in the community.
A spokesman for the department said they were tipped off about the activity of the suspect. They formed a team of officers who intensified efforts to identify and locate him.
Police claim that during the investigation they caught the man red-handed in his flat in Al Majjarah area in Sharjah where he allegedly had the drugs packed and ready for distribution.
He has been referred to public prosecution.
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