A labourer strangled an innocent elderly workmate to death so he could spend years in jail and avoid returning to his homeland, a jury heard on Thursday.
Six countrymen battered and robbed a security guard inside his room. They will spend one year behind bars to be followed by deportation. The Asian defendants –two blacksmiths, a manager, two labourers and a carpenter (aged 23 to 32)- targeted the Indian watchman, 35, inside his room at a site under construction in Rashidiyah area on Jan.13.
Dubai Customs has announced the seizure of 5.715 million Captagon pills. According to the customs authority, the pills were hidden in a foodstuff container arriving into the emirate from an unnamed Arab country at the Jebel Ali and Tecom Customs Centre.
Five men suspected to have connived with bogus Bitcoin dealers in robbing Dhs800,000 have won a second acquittal at the Dubai Appeals Court.
A gambler who carried his table and engaged a police team in a street chase will spend three months in prison and pay a Dhs100,000 fine.
A hotel cleaner mishandled a guest’s daughter and later claimed he was under the influence of Satan. The Dubai Appeals Court has upheld his one-year-jail term.
An inebriated cleaner bit off a quarter of a female flatmate’s tongue after she foiled his bid to kiss her. He was sued on Thursday.
An inebriated tourist who smacked a police officer with a liquor bottle and headbutted another told judges on Sunday he was too drunk to understand his actions.
A building’s watchman habitually raped a mentally challenged teen whenever her mother went her way. He will spend 25 years behind bars, a jury ruled on Sunday.