In December, a Chinese court sentenced 10 of the 12 to between seven months and three years in jail. Defendants Tang Kai-yin and Quinn Moon, who were sentenced to three and two years, respectively, remain in Shenzhen.
An Asian gang of 9 members were sentenced to a year in jail and a Dhs35,000 fine for 7 of them, after committing robbery in Dubai.
The Dubai Criminal Court previously acquitted the suspect and the case was referred to the Appellate Court, where he was sentenced to 3 months and deportation and the Court of Cassation upheld the ruling.
A four-member African gang was arrested and referred to criminal court for mugging a man of over Dhs150,000 with the help of his fiancé in Dubai.
An Asian visitor was sentenced to 10 years in jail and was fined Dhs50,000 for smuggling 1,250g of heroin into Dubai.
The two got in touch with each other through social media platforms, and had agreed to be in a relationship after the suspect had lied about his nationality and pretended to be an Emirati.
An Arab visitor gets 3 months imprisonment, followed by deportation for forging a car parking ticket to avoid paying its fees in Dubai.
An Asian drug-trafficker was prosecuted and sentenced to 5 years in jail, followed by deportation and a fine of Dhs20,000 for promoting hashish.
Dubai Criminal Court prosecuted three Arab men on robbery charges, and sentenced them to 3 months in jail, followed by deportation and a Dhs700 fine each.