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Duo held for selling drugs to minors.

Dubai Police have arrested two people suspected of selling sedatives to under-18s in the Al Rashidiya area.

The suspects were arrested during a sting operation organised by Dubai Police. The first suspect, identified as M.A from one of the Gulf countries, was seen exchanging the sedative pills for a sum of money at a petrol station late at night. Police officers surrounded the area before arresting the suspect.

After searching M.A. and his residence, a large amount of sedative pills were found stashed in a closet. After interrogating the suspect, he confessed to selling the sedative pills to mostly people under 18 years of age.

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The other suspect, M.J. was also arrested during a similar sting operation. Both suspects were charged with possession and dealing in narcotics, and drug use.

The Department of Combating Narcotics at Dubai Police urges the public to assist and communicate with Dubai Police regarding any information about drug abuse, dealing or possession.

The department has benefited recently from the public's help in capturing numerous suspects and foiling many drug-dealing attempts.

To communicate with the Department of Combating Narcotics in Dubai Police call the telephone number 800400400 or alternatively e-mail Dan.admin@dubaipolice.gov.ae.

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Publication:Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)
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