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22 June 2024

Cop caught smuggling man into UAE in the boot of his car

By Staff

An Asian who was once previously caught while attempting to illegally enter the country was arrested from the truck of a car on his second attempt.

The GCC police officer who allegedly smuggled him in the boot of his car has also been detained for attempted smuggling of the Asian, reported Al Bayan.
According to the Abu Dhabi Public Prosecution reports, customs officials arrested the duo at the Helly checkpoint in Al Ain.
The duo has confessed to the charges. The Asian allegedly paid a mediator Dh500 to facilitate his entry.
The GCC national was driving from Al Beremy area. At the checkpoint when his car was inspected, the Asian was found hiding in the trunk.
Initial investigations revealed the Asian was earlier deported twice from the country. In 2004, he was deported on charges of absconding from his sponsor and the second time in 2010 for illegally attempting to enter the country.