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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE Public Prosecution on its social media accounts on Friday has clarified the penalties for the escape of accused and convicted persons.
“Whoever escapes after being arrested, detained or placed under protective custody in accordance with the law shall be punished by detention for a period not less than two years,” said Public Prosecution.
This is accordance to Article 280 of the Federal Penal Code.
It further said that ”punishment by detention shall apply if the crime is committed by two or more persons, or by threat or by violence against persons or things."
“Punishment by imprisonment for a period not less than five years shall be inflicted if the crime is committed by use of a weapon or by the threat to use it."
The UAE Federal Public Prosecution has clarified that a convicted drug abuser refusing to submit to a drug test shall be sentenced to imprisonment for two years and fined a monetary penalty of not less than Dhs10,000.
An Asian worker was sentenced to 6 months in jail and was fined Dhs56,000 fine after being prosecuted on forgery charges in Dubai.
An African visitor was prosecuted and sentenced to 9 months in jail for brutally assaulting his roommate inside Dubai’s apartment. He will be deported after serving his sentence.
This was during her visit to a Hot Burger outlet in Santa Cruz de la Sierra on Sunday, one of her favorite food chains, where she got scared at seeing a human finer in her meal.
Upon his arrival at the Zayed Center for Research in Rare Diseases Mohamed was received by Sajid Javid, Minister of Health and Social Affairs, Nazim Al Zahawi, British Minister of Education, Matthew Shaw, CEO of Great Ormond Street Hospital, and Professor Rosalind Smith, Director of the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health at University College London.
British government on Friday decided to take Pakistan and some other countries off its "red list" for international travel after almost five months, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said.
A brotherly meeting brings together Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, and UAE’s National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Red Sea.