Drug dealers sentenced to death in Abu Dhabi
Two expats have been sentenced to death in Abu Dhabi after being convicted of dealing drugs.
A court heard how the 21-year-old British manand the 19-year-old Syrian national sold 20g of cannabis, worth Dhs1,500, to an undercover police officer posing as a customer.
The British Foreign Office said it was in “contact with the British national and his legal team and continue to provide consular assistance”.
“I can confirm that a British national is facing death penalty in the UAE,” a spokesman said.