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25 May 2024

Woman nabbed giving 5kg heroin bag to man

By Eman Al Baik

A Pakistani woman allegedly handed over 5.5kg of heroin to a Nigerian visitor in a park near Union metro station, the Dubai Criminal Court heard.

Dubai Police Anti-Narcotics Department received a tip off that African visitor AH, 33, possesses and promotes drugs.

Later, the department learnt that AH would receive drugs from a woman in the municipal park near Union metro station.

After completing necessary formalities, on November 3, policemen surveyed the area and observed AH coming to the park and walking suspiciously.

Later, a woman in Pakistani dress arrived, carrying a plastic bag in her hand.

When she handed over the bag to the African man, police raided the place and arrested the two.

The bag contained 5.5kg of heroin.

The woman, SK, 40. was also a visitor to the UAE.

Dubai Prosecution asked the court to impose stiff penalties against the two accused.

The court will reconvene on March 17.