The consignment is the placement’s biggest drug seizure
The Dubai Police have thwarted a world syndicate’s expose to smuggle over 500kg of cocaine. The unlawful consignment, which has a street price of Dh500 million, became as soon as seized from a cargo container in an operation codenamed ‘Scorpion’.
The police acknowledged the operation resulted in the placement’s biggest drug seizure. A suspect, who’s from a Center Eastern nation, has been arrested for working as an middleman in the UAE for the worldwide drug syndicate.
Brigadier Eid Mohammed Thani Hareb, director of Anti-Narcotics Department, acknowledged the suspect became as soon as positioned under round-the-clock surveillance after the police got a tip-off about the expose to smuggle the giant quantity of cocaine.
“An investigating crew became as soon as instantly fashioned to verify the protection tip. It monitored the suspect’s movements till he got the expected narcotics cargo.
“As soon as the cargo arrived, the suspect transported the unlawful pills to 1 other emirate and saved them in a warehouse to promote and sell the pills,” Brig. Hareb added.
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How the suspect became as soon as arrested
Colonel Khalid bin Muwaiza, deputy director of the Anti-Narcotics Department, acknowledged the suspect had rented an SUV. He equipped angle grinders and other lowering tools to dump the container.
“At the zero hour, our officers raided the warehouse, caught the person red-handed and seized the narcotics,” Col. bin Muwaiza added.
The suspect, who has a prison file in his nation, confessed to the crime. He has been referred to the public prosecution for additional accurate circulation.