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300 Ghanaians Reportedly Arrested in Dubai By Dubai police and BNI in a Joint Operation to Eradicate Covert Scams

According to reports, a joint operation between the Dubai police and BNI has resulted in the arrest of about 300 Ghanaians, along with 51 Chinese nationals and over 1000 individuals from Africa and Pakistan, in an effort to eliminate covert scam operations in certain hotspots.

The operation, aimed at cracking down on fraudulent activities, saw the arrest of individuals involved in various forms of scams.

Chinese nationals apprehended could face up to 10 years in prison, while others with Emirate IDs are granted one month before release.

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Those without any form of identification have been deported.

During the operation, laptops, passports, and IDs were seized as evidence. These materials will be destroyed, and recidivists could face a 20-year prison sentence.

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