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Woman sentenced for 3 years with hard labor for consuming and possessing drugs - Dotemirates
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Woman sentenced for 3 years with hard labor for consuming and possessing drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict and ordered the arrest a 26-year-old woman who was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment with hard labor for consuming and possessing drugs, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the case file, the woman was caught with a number of young men in an abnormal condition following an ambush by anti-narcotics officers during a raid on a suspicious apartment which was allegedly run to promote drugs to young people who wanted to buy ‘cheap stuff’. During interrogation the woman had confessed to the charge and said she was introduced to the...


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Duo dupes scrap trader of Dh455,000 in Dubai

A jobless man was charged, along with a runaway accomplice, with fraud at a Dubai court after they allegedly duped a trader of Dh 455,000 by selling him scrap parts they did not own. Prosecutors accused the 24-year-old Pakistani man, together with the fugitive, of using a copy of an Emirati man's identity card to fool the victim into believing their claims that they were the owners of the scrap parts.  The defendant denied at the Court of First Instance charges of fraud and using others' identification document copy. Prosecutors referred him to trial with a recommendation that he is...
7 hour 13 minute

Woman jailed for embezzling Dh20 million to spend on lover in UAE

A bank employee, who stole Dh20 million from her workplace and spent the cash on a man who had promised to marry her, has been jailed for seven years. The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance on Tuesday handed down the jail sentence to the 34-year-old Emirati woman after she was found guilty of embezzlement. The court fined the woman Dh20,000 and ordered her to return to the bank the Dh20 million she had siphoned off.  Her boyfriend and his brother were also sentenced to six months in jail after being charged with conniving with the woman to embezzle...
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Sharjah school pays Dh200,000 blood money after boy drowns in pool

Five individuals have been charged with negligence in the death of a 4-year-old Emirati boy at a school in Sharjah last week. The teachers and administrators were released on bail after the school paid blood money worth Dh200,000 to the public prosecutor's office, as per Ittihad report. Investigations and interrogations are still ongoing regarding the incident. Statements are being taken from the concerned persons as well as from the Sharjah Education Council and the Ministry of Education.   The case file will be referred to court after all investigations have been completed.  Read more:  Sharjah school closes after boy drowns in...

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Drunk driver on trial for crashing into another vehicle, killing 3 in UAE

An Asian man has stood trial at the Ras Al Khaimah Criminal Court for driving his car under the influence of alcohol, crashing into another vehicle and killing three of its occupants.   The case unfolded some months back when the RAK Police was alerted about the road accident which claimed three lives, and left one person seriously injured. Police sources said that the suspect lost control over the steering wheel while driving an uninsured car with expired registration. The drunk driver suddenly changed lane and rammed into another car. The second car flipped over several times, and three people inside...
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Woman cooks ex-lover, serves him to workers in UAE

A Moroccan woman minced and cooked her ex-lover's flesh in a traditional Arabic dish called machboos, which she served to a group of construction labourers working near her house. She then threw the rest of the remains to the dogs in the neighbourhood. A source at the Al Ain prosecution said the woman confessed to chopping her lover's remains. The 30-year-old woman told the prosecution that she butchered the victim - who was in his 20s - to get back at him for dumping her after seven years of financial support. The victim's brother who lives in Ajman filed a...
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Two Arab residents face 5-year jail term for drug abuse in UAE

Two Arab residents were found guilty of illegal drug possession and abuse, with the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) criminal court sentencing them to five years in jail. Arrested by the RAK Police in one of their inspection raids, both were charged for the possession and abuse of the narcotic substance Lyrica, court records showed. The first suspect, however, bore the additional the case of driving under the influence of illegal drugs, for which he would serve an additional month in jail. Pharmacist Roua Abdulaleem told Khaleej Times that Lyrica was originally a medication that specialists prescribed to patients who suffer...