Man gets 10-year jail in drugs case

ABU DHABI — The Federal Supreme Court recently upheld the lower courts’ verdict sentencing a man to 10 years in jail, followed by deportation after finding him guilty of possessing illicit drugs. The convict was also ordered to pay Dh50,000 fine. The accused was found in possession of hashish. He claimed that the contraband was for his personal use.

By Adel Arafah

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Published: Wed 19 Sep 2007, 8:50 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:11 AM

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