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28 November 2023

Man held at Sharjah airport with weapons

Picture for illustrative purpose. Knuckle dusters are illegal in the country (GETTY IMAGES)

By Staff

Sharjah Police, in coordination with customs officials at Sharjah Airport, arrested a man who arrived from an Arab country carrying knuckle-dusters in his suitcase, which is used to assault people, reported 'Gulf News'.

A police  from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at Sharjah Police, said the suspect explained that he wanted to sell them to people in the country who wanted these types of deadly assault weapons.

The police official pointed out that knuckle dusters are illegal in the country and are considered to be an assault weapon that is commonly used in gangs.