The Dubai Public Prosecution revealed important circumstances in the case of possession of a narcotic substance that was hidden with great professionalism by sewing it into underwear, which a person brought to the arrest of a police station to hand it over to another – a convict in a drug case, pointing out that by questioning the accused, he denied altogether and in detail his relationship to those narcotic substances. Or his use of it, and it was found that he had been deceived by the detainee’s brother on the pretext of friendship, and the Public Prosecution decided that there was no reason to file a criminal case against the drug carrier, in the incident that included details worthy of scrutiny so that others would not fall into this trap – according to the prosecution.
In detail, the head of the Assistant Public Prosecution Office at the Narcotics Prosecution, Ahmed Muhammad Tamim, said that the accused came to hand over a bag containing the needs of the detainee accused of using psychotropic substances before he was transferred to penal institutions, and during the precautionary inspection process, narcotics were found that were neatly inserted into the underwear.
He added that the accused denied, during the investigations of the Public Prosecution Office and the police report, his knowledge of the narcotic substances that were found, and he also stated that he did not know the detainee and that he was just a messenger from the latter’s brother and he was not aware of the hidden narcotic substances, noting that he had never brought any objects or belongings to the person detained by arrest. Prison.
By asking the officials exactly, they stated that they interrogated the accused about the seized narcotic substance as soon as it was found, and he confirmed that he did not know what it was and he was not aware that it was hidden in the clothes, and that he was in a normal condition when he came to the arrest, and he also expressed full willingness to cooperate with the police personnel.
Tamim added that the accused was in a state of astonishment after inspecting the clothes and discovering drugs, and he showed signs of tension, after the officials found exactly the prohibited substances hidden professionally by stitching them inside the clothes.
He pointed out that after investigating the incident, the Public Prosecution saw that there was no reason to file a criminal case against the accused for the felony of possession of a narcotic substance and the misdemeanor of bringing it into the facility in any way in accordance with the laws, regulations and decisions regulating the facility.
He stressed that this incident shows the necessity of paying attention when delivering any items to a convict in penal institutions, specifically in drug cases, as narcotic substances are tightly and elaborately placed in the criminal’s personal purposes, and the person carrying these items may be ignorant of their nature and easy to deceive and exploit his trust in the name of friendship. or kinship.
He explained that if a person is caught in possession of a narcotic substance, he will be held legally accountable, even if he is ignorant of the existence of these portable substances, as in another case, there is no excuse for evading accountability and punishment, as it is known to all that the law does not protect fools.