Jailed on liquor charge

FUJAIRAH — The Fujairah Appellate Court has upheld the verdict of the Court of First Instance and sentenced an Indian to a month in jail on the charge of possessing and dealing in alcoholic drinks. The court also ordered him to pay Dh500 fine for consuming liquor in public place.

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Published: Thu 12 Jul 2007, 9:24 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:08 AM

Acting on a tip-off, Fujairah Police had arrested 35-year-old G.S and seized 16 bottles of whisky and nine cans of beer. The accused claimed that the alcoholic drinks were for his personal use.

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