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Ameer Al Sunni, Staff Reporter
The Ajman Criminal Court sentenced an Arab husband to one year in jail and fined him Dhs170,000 for brutally torturing and confining his wife inside a room, which amounts to kidnapping.
The defendant will be deported after serving his sentence.
According to the official records, the defendant tortured his wife by burning parts of her body through a fork connected to an electric charger cable, mutilating her internal organs.
The defendant did so after he discovered that his wife had a relationship with another person whom she was communicating with through WhatsApp.
The defendant also kept the victim inside a room and prevented her from getting out of it.
While married, the defendant and his divorcee agreed to deposit each a monthly amount in the said account to secure the future of their daughter.
The Abu Dhabi Appellate Court rejected a lawsuit by a man against his ex-wife, demanding that she had to pay him a compensation of Dhs100,000 for falsely reporting that he had assaulted her and endangered her life.
Mohamad Tahir, resident of Labha village in Bihar's Katihar district, poured kerosene oil on his wife and children and set them ablaze.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS), praised the achievements made by the university throughout its pioneering career, which included great development in all scientific, academic, research, administrative and other fields, which brought it to high international ratings.
Two Africans and two Asians killed a guard at a site under construction after gagging and tying him down while he was sleeping to steal electrical cables. The Criminal Court sentenced the two Africans to seven years in jail and sentenced the Asian ones to three years in jail. The Court of Appeal, however, increased the sentence to 10 years against the two Africans and to five years against the two Asians.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld an appeal verdict obligating a man to pay his ex-wife Dhs3,100,000.
The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has announced the opening of registrations for the Sharjah Children’s Book Award and SCRF Visually Impaired Book Award. The deadline for receiving entries for both the awards is Sunday, March 13, 2022.