The case dates back to last October when a security supervisor filed a complaint in which he accused the defendant of attempting to bribe him in return for forging an entry permit for a farmer to enter a project under construction.
A 52-year-old European manager was trialed by the Dubai Public Prosecution for demanding a Dhs530,000 bribe from his Dubai company in order to perform work tasks.
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.
The Dubai Court of Appeal upheld a verdict issued by the Court of First Instance sentencing a warehouse worker to nine months in jail to be followed by deportation and fining him Dhs135,000 after he was convicted of breach of trust and offering a bribe to his colleague to enable him to steal electric cables from a warehouse belonging to a company he worked for.
The 35-year-old batsman said in October 2019 he was invited by an Indian businessman to discuss "sponsorships and the potential launch of a T20 competition in Zimbabwe and was advised that I would be paid $15 000 for the journey".