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An evasive woman who conspired with her husband to swindle a female student’s vehicle has been handed a punishment following her arrest. The Arab woman and her husband –a compatriot salesman, 35, counterfeited documents including a dud cheque they used to purchase the vehicle from the Libyan student, 23, in March 2014.
A typist who offended a female client as she was waiting in a line at a typing centre will spend three months in the dock. The Arab defendant, 25, breached the modesty of the Comorian woman, 23, inside the corridor of his workplace
A bootlegger asked a policeman to alert him about looming police raids in exchange for Dhs50, 000 monthly. He has been jailed for one year and fined Dhs80, 000. The Asian defendant –an accountant, 45- befriend the Emirati corporal, 32, who was working for the Dubai Police CID’s anti-bootlegging section and offered to give him Dhs30, 000 for the first month.
Six countrymen battered and robbed a security guard inside his room. They will spend one year behind bars to be followed by deportation. The Asian defendants –two blacksmiths, a manager, two labourers and a carpenter (aged 23 to 32)- targeted the Indian watchman, 35, inside his room at a site under construction in Rashidiyah area on Jan.13.
The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus hit 100,000 as Christians around the globe marked a Good Friday unlike any other — in front of computer screens instead of in church pews — and some countries tiptoed toward reopening segments of their battered economies.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in “very good spirits” after returning to a hospital ward from intensive care but his recovery is at an early stage, his spokesman said on Friday.
US drugmaker Pfizer Inc said that early data has helped it identify a drug candidate with the potential to help treat patients infected with the novel coronavirus.