Parents ‘can be prosecuted’ for child death falls in Sharjah

Sharjah: Despite new safety rules implemented last year to child-proof homes in residential towers, a string of child deaths from falls from buildings are prompting Sharjah Police once again to advise parents to be more vigilant than ever. Parents of children who died after falls from high-rise flat windows and balconies will be referred to Read More …

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Absence of DLD report no bar to filing claim against developer

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) is the only competent authority to hear issues of developers as regards failure to apply for registration of sale or transfer of ownership. The director of the department is required to prepare a report of irregularities and forward it to the Investigation Department of the Public Prosecution, ruled Dubai Court Read More …

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Federal Supreme Court adjourns two cases of secret organisation, communicating with foreign state to 22 December

The State Security Division of the Federal Supreme Court has adjourned two cases, one of communicating with a foreign state and the other related to the illegal secret organisation, to 22nd December. Two Emirati defendants are involved and both will remain in custody until then. The two court sessions were presided over yesterday by Judge Read More …

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Man held for selling illegal international calls

The technology crimes department of Sharjah Police has arrested a Bengali national for allegedly selling international calls to customers. He operated out of his home in the industrial area.Police acted after receiving a tip-off that huge number of people was crowding his home. He was allegedly offering calls at the rate of Dh1 per minute.The Read More …

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Man fined Dh50,000 for sending lewd text to youth

The Dibba Fujairah Criminal Court fined a young man Dh50,000 for sending lewd and explicit messages via WhatsApp to another young man. The two had met when the victim had gone to meet the accused for a job interview. The victim’s father filed a police complaint saying that the owner of a private company had Read More …

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Man hits four vehicles before fleeing

After driving recklessly without a licence plate and attempting to hit a police car while fleeing, a man has been sentenced to two years in jail, in addition to a fine, licence suspension and impounding of his car, the Al Dhafra Court of First Instance announced on Sunday. The GCC national man?s licence will be Read More …

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