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Ehab Atta, Staff Reporter
An African was killed after being run over by a vehicle on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road. The driver fled from the scene.
The Police Central Operations Room received a tip off on the incident. Patrols and the national ambulance rushed to the scene where the victim was transported to Al Qasimi Hospital, but he died before arriving, due to severe injuries.
The traffic search teams at Sharjah Police General Command formed teams to investigate the circumstances of the accident and identify the vehicle. They reportedly found it parked in an area. The driver was summoned and interrogated where he confessed to running over the victim. He was referred to the prosecution.
The Criminal Court of Dubai on Thursday looked into the case of an Asian woman accused of impersonating an Emirati woman and offering a bribe of Dhs100,000 to pass a bank transaction.
The employee who works as a customer service assistant at a bank, made his testimony in the case, pointing out that the nature of his work is to provide personal loan and credit card services, open accounts for new customers and offer commercial offers to clients.
The defendant offered him Dhs100,000 in return of facilitate a personal loan to her. She impersonated an Emirati woman and presented a passport and ID copy belonging to her, which she forged in complicity with a compatriot person. She also used these papers to open a bank account under the name of the Emirati woman and presented a fake salary certificate belonging to a government department in order to obtain a large personal loan.
In an unrelated recent event, three pilots who battered two men during a row over a bottle of water inside a Dubai nightclub were sentenced to three months in the dock. The Dutch defendant, 42, Spanish colleague, 43, and the latter’s countryman, 43, battered a Lebanese sales manager, 35. One of them smashed a glass on his head, prosecutors told the Dubai Criminal Court on Mar.17.
"We are sorry to inform that as per local authorities and relatives it is so far confirmed that eight Indians have passed away in Dubai bus accident. Consulate is in touch with relatives of some of the deceased and awaits further details for others to inform their families," the CGI Dubai said in a tweet.
A Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 crashed minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on board, including tourists, business travellers, and at least one delegate to a UN meeting.
The event, organised by the UAE Space Agency, is the largest gathering of global space industry leaders in the Middle East and North Africa.
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, commended the role played by Egypt in ensuring regional stability, noting that the current circumstances the region is passing through entail “cementing pan-Arab solidarity and cooperation to confront the besetting challenges.” The UAE’s top diplomat’s remarks came during his meeting on Sunday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi who reaffirmed his country’s support for the UAE during the critical stage the region is experiencing.
Mohamed was left behind on a bus at one of the Quran memorisation centers in Dubai on Saturday.
Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Vice President of the International Publishers Association, IPA, Founder and CEO of Kalimat Group, said that IPA is committed to responding to the genuine needs of the African publishing industry, and help them gain the required momentum in the wider context of original content development and distribution.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) will launch the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) Science Week during the first week of July, at the Emirates Towers Youth Hub. Science Week is an EMM initiative, the first Arab space exploration mission to an outer planet.