Israeli facing death sentence in UAE after $136m. cocaine smuggling

Known Israeli criminal Khalil Dasuki could be facing a death sentence as he awaits the Emirati court verdict on his attempted smuggling of $136 million worth of cocaine.

His trial, taking place in Dubai, opened last week, N12 reported.

Dasuki, a Lod resident, was arrested in October after Dubai police caught Dasuki and 500 kgs. of pure cocaine hidden within a cargo container.

Dasuki already confessed and pleaded guilty to the drug trafficking charges, police in the UAE said.

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