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Aya Al Deeb, Adnan Okasha, Staff Reporters
The Supreme Federal Court upheld the ruling of the Court of First Instance, obligating an employee to pay a bank Dhs933,140 and an interest of 2%.
The employee borrowed Dhs704,000 from the bank, and pledged to repay in 120 months, but he stopped paying without justification.
Details of the case go back to the time when a bank filed a lawsuit demanding that the employee should pay Dhs933,184 and an interest of 12% as of the claim date until the completion of payment. The Court of First Instance appointed an expert and upon his report, the court obligated the employee to pay Dhs933,140 and an interest of 2% interest from the date of the lawsuit until the completion of payment. The employee appealed the ruling and the Appellate Court dismissed the ruling but the appealed the decision.
The Abu Dhabi police arrested a bank employee, who had stolen Dhs600 million from the bank and was making an attempt to flee the country.
The suspect had pinned hope that within no time he was going to become a millionaire. He was fully sure that none could prevent him from becoming a rich person. He had left no stone unturned to keep himself away from the clutches of the police. He was fully sure that the plan he had made to dodge the authorities was accurate.
But everything collapsed due to a dud cheque of Dhs15,000, which he had completely forgotten.
In a separate incident a 67-year-old Emirati woman was run over by a car on Tuesday evening while she was walking near her residence in the Zait area of Ras Al Khaimah.
According to sources, the victim was run over by a car driven by another Emirati woman, resulting in injuries and fractures on different parts of her body.
She was reportedly taken to Saqr Governmental Hospital, where she received first aid and was subjected to an X-ray. The victim was admitted to the intensive care unit and remained under intensive medical care until Wednesday night, and doctors said her condition was stable.
During the past few days, a 50-year-old Omani man and a young Moroccan woman were killed under wheels on the roads of Ras Al Khaimah.
An inebriated cleaner bit off a quarter of a female flatmate’s tongue after she foiled his bid to kiss her. He was sued on Thursday.
The Abu Dhabi Appellate Court sentenced a GCC man to one year in prison and fined him Dhs1 million, on charges of hacking the e-mail of a tourism and hotel company, conniving with an anonymous person.
A four-year-old Khaleejiyah girl was raped by her 15-year-old cousin during her stay at her aunt’s home for a week. The girl had to stay at her aunt’s house, because her mother was in hospital for the birth of her brother.
From early morning, hundreds of noisy demonstrators and riot police had faced off and at times scuffled outside the assembly in Beirut, with activists also trying to block MPs' convoys.
Nine other people were injured by the gas explosion on Monday afternoon, which took place in a mine owned by Shanxi Pingyao Fengyan Coal & Coke Group Co, according to official news agency Xinhua.
About 3,000 workers of Canadian National Railway, the country’s largest railroad operator, went on strike on Tuesday, labor union Teamsters Canada said after both parties failed to resolve contract issues.