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Saratu Abubakar, Staff Reporter
Seven students that were involved in the viral bullying video have been reffered to court by Kalba's Public Prosecution.
The defendants will be appearing in court on Thursday.
According to reports, the charges lined up against the defendants include assault, verbal abuse, filming and sharing of the video on social media without obtaining consent.
Two of the defendants have been sent to a juvenile center, affiliated with the Ministry of Interior.
The defendants concluded their exams before they were taken into custody.
The video showed graphic details of a student hitting another student, and pulling her hair.
A resident of the UAE has been fined Dh10,000 for posting a picture of another person on social media without the person's consent.
Two shoplifters who entered a supermarket and started shoving items inside their pockets were on Sunday sent to spend six months in prison to be followed by deportation.
A UAE businessman has sued a local bank demanding Dhs60 million in compensation for financial loss and the psychological stress he has incurred due to bank's negligence.
It jailed him for 15 years for homicide and five months for desecration of a corpse after he chopped up his mother's body and ate "her cadaver over at least 15 days," feeding some to his dog.
Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Official Spokesperson of the UAE Health Sector and Director of the Communicable Diseases Department of the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC), said, “An increase in infection was observed in the country, especially after the Eid Al-Fitr holidays, which was caused by several reasons, one of which was the failure to adhere to the precautionary measures and the large number of gatherings.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed toured the House of Wisdom, reviewing the various facilities of the project, including halls, lobbies, exhibitions and various spaces, and the library, which includes about 305,000 printed and electronic books...
“We stress that virus mutations pose a high risk to society, especially for those who are not vaccinated. Therefore, we call upon members of the community who are not vaccinated to take the available vaccinations.”