Soil ex­pert was dirty, po­lice say

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A soil ex­pert in Abu Dhabi has been de­tained for tak­ing a Dhs15,000 bribe from a client so he could is­sue him clear­ance pa­pers for the im­port­ing of soil. Abu Dhabi Po­lice yes­ter­day said they ar­rested the 63-year-old man. Po­lice also is­sued a car­toon demon­strat­ing how the lab tech­ni­cian, who was sec­onded from a recruitment agency, re­ceived the cash bribe. Col Mat­tar Moded Al Muhairi, Director of the force’s Anti Cor­rup­tion De­part­ment, said: “The tech­ni­cian was ar­rested af­ter in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­firmed he re­ceived the bribe.” Po­lice said the sus­pect ad­mit­ted to ex­ploit­ing his job for per­sonal gain and ac­cept­ing a bribe.

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