The Dubai Police have honoured and promoted a policeman after he turned down a Dh50,000 bribe.
Officer Mohammed Abdullah Belal’s rank was elevated for refusing bribery, said Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police.
Belal rejected a bribe of Dh50,000 monthly, a car and an initial payment of Dh30,000 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.
Belal thanked Al Marri for the promotion, adding that it was a great honour which will motivate him and his colleagues to further to put in their optimum efforts and work with utmost integrity and diligence.