No organised human trafficking in UAE, say policeApril 10th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 10 (IANS) There is no organised trafficking in human beings in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the Dubai Police, WAM news agency reported Thursday. Major General Khamis Matar Al Mazina, deputy commander general of Dubai Police, said no UAE national has been involved in any kind of human trafficking case till date, “which proves that our country is free from such illegal practice”.
He made the statement during a presentation on the country’s anti-human trafficking law at the Dubai Police Officers Club Wednesday.
Al Mazina insisted that the police must be on the alert to make sure the Arab federation is secure against “phenomena that are alien to our society.”
In 2006, the UAE put in place a federal law on combating human trafficking.
The law stipulates imprisonment and fines for individuals or organizations involved in the crime.
According to the law, corporate bodies will be liable to a fine ranging between 100,000 ($27,000) and one million ($270,000) UAE dirham if their representatives, managers, or agents are convicted in a human trafficking crime.
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