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Police arrest beggar with Dh10,000 in UAE

Sharjah Police arrested a beggar woman with Dh10,000 in her possession on Tuesday. The woman had begged at five shops in the area before she was arrested, as per an Al Bayan report. Colonel Ibrahim Musabeh Al Aghal, director of the criminal investigation department of Sharjah Police, called on vendors to report such incidents. People must report such behavior in order to curb the phenomenon in the emirate, or else they will be considered culpable, he said. He asked the public not to sympathise with such persons, be they women or men, as they prey on people's goodwill and emotions....


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Drunk man crashes car, assaults 3 Dubai cops

A man and a runaway woman were charged at the Dubai Court of First Instance on Tuesday with assaulting three on-duty police officers. Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old Iraqi resident and his compatriot accomplice, 29, of behaving in an aggressive manner and using force with the officers. On July 28, the cops were about to take the man into custody for being drunk while behind the wheel and getting involved in a traffic accident. According to public prosecution records, the man pushed a police officer and grabbed him by the neck as he resisted being arrested. His accomplice pulled the officers...
5 hour 50 minute

Trio dupes woman of Dh42,000 in fake prize scam in UAE

Three Africans have stood trial at the Ras Al Khaimah Criminal Court for trapping a woman in a fake prize scam and duping her of Dh42,000. They were also accused of forging the signatures of others to buy mobile phone cards, which were used to call the victim.  As per court records, the trio put the fake signatures on an official application document to get the cards. They called the victim on her mobile phone and lured her into believing that she had won a big prize money. The suspects asked her to deposit Dh42,000 in a local account so...
6 hour 1 minute

Jealous husband claims he threw acid on wife, boyfriend in a fit of anger in Sharjah

A 30-year-old Sri Lankan man charged with two counts of murder after pouring acid on his 23-year-old wife and her boyfriend claimed he didn't mean to kill her.  The man said that he acted on impulse and had been overcome with jealousy.  His wife died after being transferred to Al Qasimi hospital, while her boyfriend succumbed to his burn injuries after a few months. The case dates back to December 2017. The Sri-Lankan national - identified as Prishni - was arrested at the airport while waiting for his flight to flee the country. The woman - identified as PI and...

19 hour 13 minute

Father threatened – Son arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The investigator of Al-Waha Police Station has ordered the detention of a 1983-born Kuwaiti citizen and his referral to the Public Prosecution over a misdemeanor case filed against him, reports Al- Anba daily. According to security sources, the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information from a 1936-born elderly Kuwaiti citizen that his son, following his release from the Central Prison, threatened to kill his grandsons. When he attempted to intervene, his son threatened to kill him also. Securitymen were immediately dispatched to the location and they arrested the citizen
19 hour 14 minute

Marriage between bride, foster uncle annulled

Aged woman claims breast feeding groom and bride’s mother KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: In a strange case, the Family Court of First Instance nullified the marriage contract of a Kuwaiti couple prior to the consummation of the marriage after it was proven that the groom is the bride’s foster uncle. The counsel to the bride Lawyer Ayed Al-Rasheedi said his client had signed the marriage contract with the man. Prior to the consummation of their marriage, it was discovered that the groom is forbidden to engage in sexual intercourse with her based on evidences provided by an aged woman who...
19 hour 15 minute

Egypt concerned about Egyptian woman assaulted by five Kuwaiti women

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Ministry has contacted once again its Kuwaiti counterpart to follow up the case of an Egyptian woman assaulted by five Kuwaiti women, reports Al Rai daily. Egyptian Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs Abroad Nabeela Makram affirmed her confidence in the Kuwaiti Judiciary, pointing out that the dignity of Egyptians is a red line, Egyptian Assistant Minister of Consular Affairs and Expatriates Abroad Ambassador Khalid Yousri pointed out his country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is monitoring the status of Egyptians abroad.