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Dubai Police Seize 500 Kg of Cocaine Worth $136 Million, One Arrested

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Last Updated: October 11, 2021, 11:44 IST

Dubai Police have seized 500kg of cocaine worth more than Dh500 million in an operation titled ‘The Scorpion’. (File photo/Reuters)

Dubai Police have seized 500kg of cocaine worth more than Dh500 million in an operation titled ‘The Scorpion’. (File photo/Reuters)

Dubai police seized 500 kilograms of pure cocaine worth more than 500 million dirhams in a drugs raid, Dubai's media office said on Sunday.

Dubai police seized 500 kilograms of pure cocaine worth more than 500 million dirhams ($136 million) in a drugs raid, Dubai’s media office said on Sunday.

The police arrested one person of Middle-Eastern origins, who was operating as an intermediary for an international drug syndicate, the media office added.

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first published:October 11, 2021, 08:53 IST
last updated:October 11, 2021, 11:44 IST