Businessman، wife arrested on drug trafficking and money laundering charges
Monday 16/April/2018 - 02:09 PM
Cairo Criminal Prosecution headed by Chancellor Mustafa Barakaat and Ahmad Izzuldin Abdu Shafie، Cairo’s Prosecutor General have ordered the referral of a businessman، his wife and sister as well as 3 other people in “Muqatam” district on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering to the Criminal Court.
The General Prosecution investigations undertaken by Ahmad Muadh، Director of Public Prosecution showed that the businessman was in possession of 9 kilos of cannabis ready to be distributed to customers، 200،000 pounds، 6 Mercedes benz and other weapons. The neighbor of the businessman said that he claimed to be an officer and used to wear official uniform while going for work on daily basis. The investigation discovered that the accused used the uniform to transfer his illegal trade.
The investigation also found a book containing names of several drug traffickers and customers who are dealing with the accused.
The Prosecution decided to arrest the businessman، his wife and sister and 3 others on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering as well as impersonating officers.