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Aya Al Deeb, Amir Al Sonny, Staff Reporters
The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court has adjourned to July 30 a case in which an Arab was charged with abusing methamphetamine, driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs, possessing bullets, colliding with a police vehicle and resisting policemen who tried to arrest him.
During the court hearing held on Tuesday, the defendant confessed to the charges of narcotics abuse, driving under the influence of drugs, possessing bullets and colliding with police vehicle but denied the charge of resisting policemen who were trying to arrest him.
In another case, The Criminal Court of Fujairah sentenced a man, in his 40s, to two years in jail, over charges of drug abuse and a periodic examination offense.
As per the details of the case, the convict had been previously convicted for drug charges and was transferred to Amal Rehabilitation Centre for treatment following the court’s decision.
He was given an appointment last April, but he failed the examination.
He was arrested and was subjected to a second examination.
He was found positive to a recent consumption of heroin.
He was interrogated and his car was searched, where amount of psychotropic substances was found.
In another case, The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal adjourned the trial of an Asian charged with attempted murder to next Sunday after the defence lawyer had requested for it to prepare her defence.
The Court of First Instance sentenced the defendant to three years in jail after the description of the charge levelled against him was changed from attempted murder to beating.
During the hearing, the defendant denied the charge even after the change, saying that he had neither attempted to kill the victim nor had he beaten him.
The Criminal Court of Abu Dhabi on Tuesday looked into the case of a European woman accused of drinking alcohol without a license and beating up a cop who was trying to arrest her. She allegedly caused damages to the rear of the police patrol vehicle, in addition to breaking its glass, the Court heard.
The Fujairah Misdemeanors Court on Tuesday looked into the case of an Asian man accused of swindling money via smart media.
The price of Super 98 rose to Dhs2.48 per litre for May, up from Dhs2.23 in April, while the price of Special 95 rose to Dhs2.34 per litre for May, up from Dhs2.11 in March.
The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city’s British Consulate was confirmed
The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was closed on Thursday night due to a bomb threat, authorities said.
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The Ministry of Community Development participated in the 13th Edition of Souq Okaz at Al Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as part of the UAE pavilion being supervised by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development, in cooperation with the UAE Embassy at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The exhibition continues till 31st August.