Visitor carrying 2kg hasish in fruit box arrested in Dubai Airport

Visitor carrying 2kg hasish in fruit box arrested in Dubai Airport

Sides of the wooden box containing fruit were lined with the drugs

Dubai: A Dubai visitor has been arrested after he was found with nearky 2kg of hashish hidden in a fruit box.

According to the Dubai Court of First Instance, vigilant staff at the arrivals area in Dubai airport caught the 26-year-old Pakistani visitor with the drugs.

Customs officers, who noticed the unusual thickness on the sides of a wooden box containing fruit, searched the box.

“We suspected that there was something amiss in the luggage and searched the fruit box. We then found the hashish,” said a 24-year-old Emirati official in records.

Dubai Public Prosecution charged the defendant with possessing and smuggling illegal drugs.

The next hearing has been scheduled for February 11.

https://gulfnews.com/uae/crime/visitor-carrying-2kg-hasish-in-fruit-box-arrested-in-dubai-airport-1.76481508

 

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