Five Ghanaians have been arrested in Dubai at the Dubai International Airport for drug trafficking and smuggling. One have has sentence to a ten year imprisonment.
The Ghanaian Consulate General in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) revealed this on Wednesday indicating that five Ghanaians have been arrested for trafficking marijuana into Duabi between the January and March this year.
“the sad part of it all is that, all the parcels containing the weed were given to them by the agents in Ghana who acquired the UAE visa for them, with instructions to them to give the parcels to their counterpart agents in the UAE on arrival. It is also interesting to know that the weed is normally hidden in food item”, the consular revealed in a press released.
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However, the Consulate General is admonishing Ghanaians traveling to Dubai to alert their relatives and friends not to take any package from any agent or person to Dubai. Individual can only take those items by properly inspecting them well.