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Khaleej Times, Dubai, 6 July 1996

Four jailed for illegal possession of pharmaceutical drugs

From our correspondent

THE Ras Al Khaimah Shariah Court recently sentenced three Arab expatriates and a UAE national to imprisonment, to be followed by deportation, for the illegal possession of certain pharmaceutical drugs.

A. Sulaiman was sentenced to life imprisonment for supplying the drugs to his companions, and for stealing the same from the Ras Al Khaimah-based pharmaceuticals firm where he was employed. The second accused was sentenced to a year's imprisonment, plus lashes and deportation, while the third will spend six months in jail, to be followed by deportation.

The UAE national was sentenced to a year's imprisonment and will be given lashes for his role in the crime.

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