UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: TWO GET CAPITAL PUNISHMENT FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
October 20, 2009: the Khorfakan Criminal Court in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, sentenced a UAE woman, 47, and her Iranian accomplice, 23, to death.
After a tipoff, she was arrested at the border post of Dibba-Fujairah in August 2009 with 22kgs of drugs under the driverâs seat of her car.
She allegedly confessed, which led to the later arrest of the Iranian. (Sources: Khaleej Times, 20/10/2009)