Dubai Police have arrested three bootleggers after finding 1,110 bottles of alcohol stashed in the desert near Jebel Ali.
The bootleggers were selling the alcoholy illegally over Eid Al Fitr. And were using a huge wooden box buried in the desert to stash their collection.
The men were caught by a Dubai police patrol who spotted three men taking alcohol out of the hiding space.
Brigadier Adel Mohammad Al Suwaidi, Director of Jebel Ali Police station told the Gulf News “The men were arrested and policemen found 24 plastic bags inside the hole containing 1,110 bottles.”
As you can see from the images, the box was big enough for a man to climb inside and contain over 1,000 bottles.
In other news, licensed restaurants in Dubai are again allowed to serve alcohol as of the start of this week.