Dubai Police busted 52kg of drugs, including shipments of cocaine, heroin and hash in a three month period.
International gangs were involved in the shipments, one gang attempting to make use of Dubai’s geographical location to transfer the narcotics to nearby countries.
In one operation, 13kg of cocaine was found hidden in an oil paint container and six alleged gang members were arrested
Another gang were using a traditional dhow to evade police
Dubai Police also found over 14kg of heroin on a dhow and another operation involved a shopping mall bust. Three suspects were suspected to have smuggled over 24kg of hash on land from a neighbouring country.
Further investigations into each bust are ongoing.