3 jailed for possessing Dh2.19b in fake euros

Dubai: Three visitors who possessed 1,094,000 notes of €500 [Dh2.19 billion)] of counterfeit currency for trading purposes, have been jailed for two years each.The trio — a Macedonian and two Croatians — conned an Indian salesman and embezzled six million Indian rupees (Dh324,000) in August. The Dubai Court of First Instance convicted the 52-year-old Macedonian, Read More …

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5 Dubai visitors murder supermarket worker, steal Dh96,000 safe

Dubai: Three visitors have been jailed for 15 years each for premeditatedly killing a supermarket worker and stealing a safe that contained nearly Dh96,000.The Dubai Court of First Instance convicted the three Kazakh visitors, 25-year-old S.K., 27-year-old A.R. and 31-year-old A.T., of killing the Indian worker by repeatedly punching him, then tying him up and Read More …

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No compensation or penalty if contract terminated: Dubai Court

The Dubai Court of Cassation has ruled that the termination of a contract in civil cases, by agreement among the parties or via the court, ends the contractual relationship between them, bringing the parties to the situation before signing of the contract. The end of the contractual relationship also brings an end to commitments and Read More …

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Dubai News – Doctor not guilty of mercy killing, Dubai court rules

A doctor who strongly denied participating in the mercy killing of a stage-four cancer patient by failing to resuscitate her was on Wednesday found not guilty by Dubai Criminal Court. Indian R?S, 53, was acquitted of charges of deliberately ending the life of Asha Thapar, 64, at Welcare Hospital, Deira, on January 5, 2012. Records Read More …

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Pay Dh7m for falcon hotel design, even if not built: Dubai Court

The absence of a contract between a property owner and an engineering firm concerning fees does not preclude the landlord from payment of fees, as long as implementation of projects was agreed on, the Dubai Court of Cassation has ruled. The court confirmed that proof of an agreement can be proved by other means – Read More …

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Two women jailed for human trafficking

Two women on Monday received jail sentences after being found guilty of forcing a Moroccan woman into prostitution. The suspects had lured the victim to Dubai under the pretence of securing her legitimate work. Moroccan suspect A.A., 22, was sentenced to three years in jail while Syrian R.A., 28, was given a two-year jail term. Read More …

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Men jailed by Dubai court after being found guilty of murdering their sponsor

Two men murdered their sponsor by slitting his throat before stealing more than Dh200,000 in cash, Dubai Criminal Court heard yesterday. Prosecutors said that Pakistani M?A, 22, who was jailed for 10 years, restrained F?Z last year, while his compatriot, M?F, 25, killed him. They then stole three packets of cash ? two containing dirhams Read More …

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28 labour cases handled by Dubai court

28 cases related to hiring workers were dealt with by the Dubai court, Hameed Bin Khatam, Chief Prosecutor of Residence Department in Dubai, said in the ?Human Trafficking? conference. Some cases were related to hiring workers to work in different field than the one authorized by Ministry of Labour, including hitting and forcing employees to Read More …

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Dubai?s highest court acquits 18 inmates in murder case

Eighteen inmates charged with premeditatedly murdering a fellow inmate in August 2012 were on Monday acquitted by Dubai?s highest court. The ruling is final.Prosecutors had sought capital punishment for all the accused. The Courts of First Instance and Appeal had already acquitted the inmates due to the weakness of the evidence and inconsistency in witnesses? Read More …

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Two men shut down Etisalat station after stealing its diesel, Dubai court hears

Two men who shut down an Etisalat communications station when they stole its diesel fuel were on Wednesday jailed for six months. Dubai Criminal Court convicted Pakistanis M?K, 26, and 29-year-old T?M of theft and intentionally damaging an Etisalat communications service designed for mobile phones by halting the station?s transmission. They were also convicted of Read More …

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Dubai gallery employee accused of embezzling Dh247,000 from Kuwaiti royal owner

A gallery employee embezzled almost Dh250,000 from its Kuwaiti royal owner by forging receipts for expenses, the Criminal Court heard. Gallery owner L?A, 36, told the court: ?I did not report her because I cared for the money. I am wealthy and I don?t care about the money but I was hurt because she betrayed Read More …

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Teacher fined in Dubai for advertising ?slimming oils? on Instagram

A 64-year-old teacher was fined for selling unlicensed oils that she says helps with slimming after the Ministry of Health spotted her adverts online. Syrian AM, as well as her son, MM, 24, and an Emirati woman, EA, 36, were charged with manufacturing and selling unlicensed mixtures of the oils after the ministry saw her Read More …

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Federal Supreme Court to hear public prosecution and defence pleas in October on Al Nusra Front and Ahrar Al Sham Brigade case

The Federal Supreme Court yesterday heard testimonies of evidence witness in the case of the 15 suspects who are accused of joining and funding Al Qaeda-linked Al Nusra Front and Ahrar Al Sham Brigade. They were also accused of making explosives without a permit from the competent authorities and polluting the environment by using hazardous, Read More …

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Shortage of money to help mother led to suicide bid, Dubai court hears

A beautician who earned too little to give her mother money for medical treatment became drunk and tried to kill herself. K?M, a Pakistani who works at a salon in Ajman, told the Court of Misdemeanours that she came to the UAE 18 months ago to help her mother, who has a heart condition. About Read More …

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