Dubai court jails 3 Britons for possessing drugs

They were arrested in the Dubai Marina area

Three British citizens -- KAF, OKC and ADK – were on Monday sentenced to four years in prison by a court in Dubai, after conviction for possession of narcotic drugs for sale, according Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazinah of Dubai Police.

Maj Gen Al Mazinah said Dubai Police’s  General Directorate for Drug Control had arrested the suspects in the Dubai Marina area. Their bodies, vehicle and place of residence were searched and narcotics found.

Medical tests conducted by the General Department of Criminal Evidence and Criminology proved that all the three had used narcotic drugs.

A case was registered against them at the Jebel Ali police station and then transferred to the Public Prosecutor.

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