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Emaduddin Khalil, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal on Tuesday heard a case in which an Arab was charged with insulting two policemen, abusing narcotics and psychotropic substances (hashish, crystal methamphetamine and clonazepam), possessing crystal methamphetamine and violating the rules and procedures for the periodic examination of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances users issued by the Minister of Interior.
During the court session, the defendant confessed to all the charges levelled against him except the charges of insulting two policemen and violating the rules and procedures for the periodic examination of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances users, pleading that he was not aware about the timing of the examination.
The lawyer assigned to defend the defendant requested the hearing to be adjourned to present her defence. The court decided to adjourn the hearing till Sunday, October 20.
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.
All 176 on board the Ukraine International Airlines flight from Tehran to Kiev were killed when the Boeing 737-800 was shot down on Jan. 8, at a time when Iran was on high alert for a US attack.
Out in numbers before the demonstration began, police intervened promptly when the rally turned into an impromptu march. Several units of police in riot gear were seen chasing protesters and several arrests were made.
"A total of 38 people were affected by the fire, of them eight unfortunately died," emergency services spokesman Prokop Volenik told the media. Czech media said the fire which was now under control was reported at 0349 GMT.