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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
An Asian worker was sentenced to 6 months in jail and was fined Dhs56,000 fine after being prosecuted on forgery charges in Dubai.
He will be deported after serving his jail term.
Official records point out that the defendant had forged a salary certificate to get a bank loan.
An employee of the auditing department noticed the forged document after the defendant was issued a Dhs56,000 credit card.
The bank contacted the company mentioned in the forged salary certificate and found out that the defendant was not even an employee of the company.
The incident was reported to police and the defendant was arrested and prosecuted for his crime.
The Dubai Appeals Court has upheld the ruling of a lower court that had sentenced an African cleaner to a year in prison, and a Dhs1,000 fine for robbing his colleague.
An Asian visitor was sentenced to 10 years in jail and was fined Dhs50,000 for smuggling 1,250g of heroin into Dubai.
The defendant used the forged documents to open a new company of his own name and steal the victim’s customers after convincing them that the company belongs to the victim.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced an Asian investor to one year in jail and fined him Dhs10,000 on charges of offering Dhs10,000 as a bribe to a customer service employee at a government body centre.
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The general rule is that if an expatriate resident stays outside the UAE for more than 180 days continuously, his/her residence visa will be nullified automatically.