The Ghana Consulate in Dubai has released a press statement in connection with Dubai traveling agents in Ghana hiding marijuana (weed) in food items for their client to be given to another agent in Dubai without the traveler’s consent.
The General Consulate of the Republic of Ghana, Dubai writes;
- The Consulate General of Ghana in Dubai wishes to announce for the information of all Ghanaians in the UAE that it has, in recent times received information about some arrests of persons at the Dubai International Airport trying to traffic marijuana (weed) into the UAE.
- It may interest you to know that between January and March 2021, Five (5) people have been arrested at the Dubai Airport in connection with this matter.
- The sad part of it is that all the parcels containing the weed were given to them by the traveling agents in Ghana who acquired the UAE visa for them. It is also interesting to know that weed is normally hidden in food items.
Read the full statement below: