TWO JAILED FOR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL

The Dubai Court of Appeal has upheld the rule of court of first instance and sentenced two Indians nationals, 25-year-old Maroof A and 30-year-old Abdul Razeq to two months in jail to be followed by deportation for possesion of 48 bottles of alcohol, ...



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Amira Agarib

Published: Thu 11 Aug 2005, 12:42 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 6:00 PM

while the first accused was additionally charged for illegally staying in the UAE.

On June 6, 2005 a police patrol saw a man holding a carton and walking out of a deserted yard beside the Iranian hospital. The second accused was arrested on the same place. The two accused were arrested and referred to general prosecution. During the police and public prosecution's interrogation they willingly confessed to the crime. So a sentence was passed by the court of first instance, which was upheld by the Court of Appeal.


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