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Man cleared of possessing narcotics

- BY BASSAM ZA’ZA’ Staff Reporter

A court acquitted a worker of keeping drugs at his detention centre due to lack of evidence.

The Dubai Court of First Instance cleared the 35year-old UAE national suspect, A.A., of possessing .3 grams of heroin, Venoparpit­al and Diazepam as charged by the Public Prosecutio­n.

The suspect’s lawyer Saeed Al Ghailani, of Saeed Al Ghailani Advocates and Legal Consultant­s said, in his defence: “The law enforcemen­t procedures were illegally carried out against my client whose cell, which he shared with other detainees, was unlawfully searched...”

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