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A cleaner in Abu Dhabi will be receiving a compensation of Dhs1.5million from a construction company, based on orders from Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation, after an iron from a building under construction fell on him.
The iron fence fell on the cleaner while he was coming back from work. He sustained multiple injuries, including an injured thoracic vertebrae and paralysis of the lower limbs.
Investigation revealed that the fence was not built according to safety standards. The court of First instance ordered the company to pay the worker Dhs3,000 compensation.
The Abu Dhabi Prosecution rejected the verdict and appealed for a 100 per cent disability compensation, alongside permanent life care compensation.
The Court of Appeal imposed a Dhs1.5 million fine on the company, alongside Dh200,000 for each of the seven injuries and Dhs100,000 for lifetime care.
The court called on the Ministry of Labour and the Department Of Economic Development to stop all transactions of the accused company until the victim gets paid.
The Court ordered the confiscation of all devices used to commit the crimes, as well as the wiping of all data produced by the defendant, as well as the closing of all accounts associated to the defendant.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld the sentencing of two customer service employees at a government entity to one year in jail each and a fine of Dhs150,000.
The Court of Cassation has upheld a seven-year prison term to a young man convicted of murder.
The court moved to the labour camp using ADJD Mobile Court and took all legal procedures from filing claims to issuing of judicial decisions on the dues of each worker separately with speedy enforcement, and the delivery of dues without the need for workers to approach the seat of the Court.
As many nations face the dilemma of putting students back to school and ensuring the continuity of their education, the UAE’s commitment to opening schools in September, while prioritising the best interests of students, teachers and education providers, serves as a global model for efficient delivery, said a top official of UAE’s major school network.
The Maldives Ambassador to the UAE Hussain Niyaaz has expressed gratefulness for the unceasing support the host government has been extending for the pursuit of the economic growth and stability of the South Asian archipelago, also known since the ancient times as “Garland of Islands” or Maladvipa (Sanskrit).
The UAE-based renowned actor Rik Aby expressed delight on reaching the UAE after being stuck in Jordan for almost four months.
"I hope whoever hears my words will support, even if it is with the word. We need to feel that we can heal each other’s wounds, support each other. I wish all of you success until we meet at the celebration that will mark Lebanon’s freedom. That day will come. "