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Aya Al Deeb, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court adjourned to Monday (Feb.17), the case of an Asian charged with attempted murder of an Arab woman after he banged her against a wall several times.
The Public Prosecution charged the suspect with attempting to murder the victim by banging her against a wall, besides stealing her mobile phone and illegally residing in the country after the expiry of his residence visa.
In court, the suspect denied the attempted murder, stating that he had only slapped her on the face.
He denied stealing her phone, explaining that he gifted it to her and recovered it.
The suspect admitted that he overstayed in the country and the court adjourned the case to assign a lawyer to defend him.
According to case papers the defendant lured a maid into believing that he has a job for her and enticed by the offer the victim fled from her sponsor in another Emirates.
The Public Prosecution charged the two suspects with forging the two permits and presenting them to the security men working for the government body, but the latter suspected the genuineness of the two permits.
The Abu Dhabi Appellate Court looked into the case of a suspect charged with driving vehicle while he was drunk and driving recklessly, endangering others’ lives.
The Abu Dhabi Police called on drivers to abide by safe driving rules and turn on the vehicle’s lights while driving at night between sunset to sunrise. They also called on them to use the vehicle lights when necessary to alert others and avoid possible accidents and injuries.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld a judgment that obligated a yacht’s owner to pay compensation of Dhs2.058 million to the insurance company, which compensated a number of yachts damaged by a fire caused by the first yacht.
“In my view, overseas Pakistanis should not only get the voting rights but should be allowed to be members of Parliament and Senate as well. No one can understand the problems of expats better than the overseas Pakistanis themselves. Their contribution towards uplifting the country’s economy is immense. Their services should be recognised,” Hans said.
The UAE is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and there are people from different expatriate communities who saw this ‘Golden’ journey through their eyes. Munawar Hussain, a Pakistani expatriate, who has been residing in the country since 1970 is one of them.
Hailing from Sialkot, Hussain’s journey to reach Dubai was not easy or smooth.