Customs officials detained him at Dubai Airport on suspicion of misconduct. Officials asked him if he brought any of these prohibited items. He denied it.
Dubai: A foreigner was sentenced to 10 Years in Dubai Prison for smuggling drugs into the stomach. The accused, aged 43 years old, tried to smuggle cocaine capsules in his own body.
Customs officials detained him at Dubai Airport on suspicion of misconduct. Officials asked him if he brought any prohibited items. He denied it. A special detector was used to search his body and found that there were pills in him.
Later, he admitted to smuggling cocaine. He was also paid $ 1,000 for the smuggling of drugs. The accused was handed to the General Department for Narcotics Control, Dubai by customs officers. The accused was taken from his body and admitted to hospital. When questioned by the public prosecutor, the accused pleaded guilty. The sentence was then handed down after the trial was concluded.