A British tourist escaped a harsh penalty for possessing and using drugs after a defence argument proved his arrest warrant was based on insufficient evidence.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Monday sentenced an Asian businessman, 36, to 8 years in jail to be followed by deportation on charges of exploiting a minor, 16, with the help of a woman, who is still at large, and forcing her to work as a prostitute.
The defendants made it clear it was a robbery and told the victim not to do anything foolish.
In the latest judgement, a Beijing court ruled that the suspects had defrauded people living in China by calling them from their base in Spain and claiming to be Chinese law enforcement officials, the Beijing News said.
An Asian trio were sentenced to 3 months in imprisonment, followed by deportation, for forging IDs to enter a residential complex in Dubai.
A new system of work visas for young Indian professionals in the UK risks fuelling discrimination against Indian nationals already in the country, while creating a new group of future undocumented migrants, campaigners have warned. The Migration and Mobility
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced an African woman to 10 years in jail to be followed by deportation and fined her Dhs50,000 after being convicted of possessing 1.18 kg of cocaine found in her suitcase.