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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.
A large number of children of determination (special needs) took part in a various activities as part of the day-long 2nd annual ‘Common Ground’ organised by the Aster Volunteers, the global corporate social responsibility initiative
The UAE has made significant progress in its mission to empower women in the workforce across various sectors and the nation’s women can today be classified as role models for the rest of the world.
Rains of different intensity continued to fall in most of the country on Tuesday due to an extension of surface low pressure, associated with an upper air trough northwest that has been affecting the country since last week,