Dubai policeman promoted for rejecting bribe

Dubai: Dubai Police have honoured and promoted a policeman after he turned down a promised monthly bribe of 50,000 dirhams (Rs 942,000 approx).

Officer Mohammed Abdullah Belal’s rank was elevated for refusing bribery, said Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, the Khaleej Times reported.

Belal rejected a bribe of 50,000 dirhams monthly, a car and an initial payment of 30,000 dirhams offered to him to prevent monitoring or arresting any member of a gang that wanted to illegally sell alcohol in Al Muhaisnah area in Dubai.

According to Dubai Police Facebook page, Al Marri also awarded Belal with a prize and an appreciation certificate for his honest act.

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