Dubai police aid Maldives authorities in confiscating drugs at airport

An operation by police in Dubai has resulted in the seizure of over 13kg of cocaine, including 3.2kg found in the lining of a incoming passenger’s bag at Male’s Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, reported Gulf Today.

After tip-offs from Dubai’s police, arrests of eight drug traffickers were made across the world, from South America to South Africa as well as Singapore and Thailand.

Another media outlet reported that the General Directorate for Drug Control of Dubai Police had received many letters of thanks for its assistance.