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5 in prison for drug trafficking

DUBAI - A Lebanese visitor, 52, was sentenced to life in prison on Monday by the Court of First Instance for smuggling cocaine for trafficking. Four others, including a Lebanese national, two Emiratis and a French national, were sentenced to four years each in prison for using and possessing drugs.

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Alarm traps burglar gang

The Sharjah Police, on Tuesday, arrested a gang of five Pakistani men, allegedly for a number of burglaries in commercial outlets in the emirate. An official with the Sharjah Police said two of the gang members were arrested red-handed while trying to break into a money exchange in the Sharjah Industrial Area No. 11.

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Two more stolen cars recovered

The Dubai Police have recovered two luxurious cars, which were stolen and smuggled out by a gang to a foreign country. Brig. Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Director of the General Department of Criminal Investigation at the Dubai Police, said that the two cars, which cost about Dh600,000, are part of 56 cars stolen by the gang, including 20 from Dubai and 36 from a neighbouring emirate.

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