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US News: Dubai: Seizure of 500 kg of cocaine of 118 million euros

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Dubaï, le 10 octobre 2021. En plus de la drogue, des outils ont également été saisis. AFP/Forces de police de Dubaï © - Dubai, on October 10, 2021. In addition to the drug, tools were also seized. AFP / Dubai Police Forces

The United Arab Emirates Police seized 500 kg of pure cocaine valued at some 118 million euros, according to a statement released this Sunday. "The drug, a market value of more than 500 million dirhams, had been concealed in (...) a container," says, without further details on the location and date of the operation.

A person from the Middle East and suspected of having served as an intermediary for an international cartel was also arrested, according to the same source.

Traffic Punished by the death penalty

Dubai Customs regularly announce drug seizures in this emirate, one of the seven members of the United Arab Emirates Federation whose legislation is very strict for narcotics.

drug trafficking is punished by the death penalty, often commuted in life detention.

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