Monday, 22 January 2018 01:59 GMT

Police arrested UAE pharmacist over illegal selling of prescription-only drugs

(MENAFN) Police of Al Ain arrested a pharmacy owner and three of his employees for the possession of 13,000 prescription-only drugs and illegally selling them to residents in the UAE.

The Abu Dhabi Police on Tuesday said the two Arabs and two Asians suspects concealed the drugs inside a warehouse located behind the pharmacy.

Chief of the anti-drug section of the criminal investigation department (CID), Colonel Taher Gharib Al Dhahri said that they were tipped off that the pharmacy was selling the drugs without prescriptions.

After arresting the suspects, the police raided the warehouse and recovered the drugs.


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