Abu Dhabi: British man sentenced to death

Posted on June 26, 2012 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourist Arrested

The Briton was caught, along with a Syrian man, trying to sell 20 grammes of marijuana to a local police officer for 1,500 dirhams, Abu Dhabi criminal court was told. , Neither of the men has been named, but they were aged 21 and 19 respectively.The men’s mothers were in court, according to local newspaper reports of the case, and the British mother broke down in tears as the death sentence was handed down. Read article

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