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Aya Al Deeb, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Misdemeanours Court, in its Wednesday session, looked into the case of an Asian woman charged with manipulating Dhs15,000 from a person in return for bringing a maid of her nationality to work for him.
In court, the suspect confessed that she received the money, based on an agreement between her and the complainant, to get a maid from her country.
She added that as soon as she received the amount, she started the procedures of bringing the maid, by sending Dhs7,000 to a person working in the field in her country, but he did not complete the agreement.
She said: "I still have Dhs8,000 of the Dhs15,000 and I need a deadline to hand over the remaining amount.”
The court agreed to the March 12 deadline for payment of the remaining amount.
Recently, a UAE court looked into the case of an Asian man and a house maid charged with encouraging sin.
Details of the case date back to the time when the maid engaged in a relationship with the second suspect by meeting him in her room at the sponsor’s house after the family left.
When the family returned and the sponsor’s wife called the maid, she did not come, so the wife headed to her room only to be left shocked by the second suspect. The wife reportedly told her husband, who in turn called the police. The police headed to the house and arrested them.
The prosecution referred them to court on charges of encouraging sin.
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 Sharjah Misdemeanours Court postponed to March 31 the case of an Arab national charged with insulting and beating up another with an iron piece, causing bleeding on the head, during a dispute.
According to reports, the couple has been married for 17 years and has six children between the ages of three and 16.
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Emirates Talent Association celebrated graduation of the 4th batch of “Emirati Programmer” on Saturday.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred two unemployed Asian men to the criminal court for breaking into a supermarket in Dubai and stealing around Dhs4,000 and 40 packs of cigarettes.
"It was nothing short of a miracle and the realisation of an impossible dream. We thank the UAE for their great support in arranging the reunion. This is an example of the UAE’s humanitarian approach, as well as of its noble values of tolerance and coexistence," they stressed, adding that it is a model for the whole world to emulate.