• Bassma Al Jandaly, Editor In Chief

Man caught at Dubai airport trying to smuggle 5kg marijuana




An Asian man has been caught trying to smuggle over 5kg of Marijuana via Dubai airport. He is facing trial at the Dubai Court of First Instance.  


Dubai public prosecution records stated that 34-year-old man was caught trying to smuggle 5.6kg of marijuana via Dubai airport on 8 of March.


Customs at the airport suspected the baggage when it passed through the X-ray machine at Terminal 1 where the accused arrived coming from his home country.


At the baggage claim point the suspect was called out to go for a manual search, in the cardboard box inside the suitcase it was found food bags containing marijuana weighing over 5kg."  


The suspect was referred to the General Directorate of Narcotics and the drugs were seized and sent to the forensics department where it was confirmed that the seized contraband was marijuana.

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