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Aya Al Deeb, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court adjourned on Wednesday to Nov.20 the case of a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) man charged with poking his wife’s eye and consuming psychotropic substances.
The Public Prosecutor charged the suspect with assaulting his Asian wife and causing her a permanent disability after disputes. He was also charged with consuming psychotropic substances.
In court, he confessed to the assault, following disputes and denied the second charge, stressing that he consumed psychotropic substances for the purpose of treatment, according to a prescription.
The suspect’s lawyer requested adjournment to submit the medical prescription and check the case file to present defence.
The court allowed the lawyer to photocopy the case file.
Last month, the Abu Dhabi Appellate Court adjourned to Nov.12 the case of a GCC national charged with cursing brother through information technology means.
In court, the suspect denied the charges, and his lawyer demanded that the case be postponed and asked the court to photocopy the case file.
The court of first instance previously sentenced the suspect to pay a fine of Dhs50,000, confiscate his phone, and obliged him to pay temporary compensation of Dhs7,000.
In a separate case, the Federal Supreme Court upheld a verdict issued against a company owner and a foreman over unintentionally causing death of one worker. The convicts were sentenced to three months in jail each, fined Dhs2,000 and ordered to collectively pay a blood money of Dhs200,000.
According to the official reports, the victim had been electrocuted while he was on duty, as the necessary security and safety measures at the site were not provided. He was reportedly wanted to turn on a fan, and while plugging it in, he was electrocuted and died on the spot, due to the lack of safety measures. The electrical wires were not installed properly, the Court heard.
The public prosecution charged the company’s owner and his workers’ supervisor of failing to provide the safety measures at the worksite, which caused electrocution of the victim.
The 16-year-old teenager who raped an eight-year-old boy and then threatened to kill him will be admitted to a juvenile centre following an order passed by the Abu Dhabi Criminal Court.
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.
The woman came from an African country. She has received the two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the approved national protocol.
The decision — which is part of the UAE’s 50th National Day Celebrations — also includes traffic penalty points and the value of impounded vehicles and excludes serious violations.
The Ministry stressed in a statement that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Suhail Bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, said the project would boost the economic position of the East Coast, which contains several heavy and medium industries in many sectors, representing the cornerstone of the national economy.