x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Police forces catch 'most dangerous drug dealer in UAE'

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah police forces arrest man in Jebel Ali seizing hashish, heroin, tramadol pills and crystal meth.

The "most dangerous drug dealer in the UAE" has been caught in a joint operation by Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah police forces, officers said yesterday.

The 45-year-old Emirati was arrested near to the Dubai Roundabout in Jebel Ali recently and various drugs found in his car in an operation dubbed "older, but not wiser".

Among the narcotics seized were 6.2kgs of hashish, 32g of heroin, 42 tramadol pills, crystal methamphetamine and captagon pills.

The man confessed to being in communication with an Asian from an unnamed Asian country that provides him with drugs.

The man has been referred to the relevant authorities for prosecution.

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