Man fined Dh2,000 for insulting Holy Quran

DUBAI — An employee of Etisalat, Mohammed. H. was fined Dh 2,000 by the Dubai Court of First Instance for allegedly insulting the Holy Quran.

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Amira Agarib

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Published: Wed 12 Jul 2006, 10:02 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:10 PM

On May 23 this year, Mohammed filed a complaint at the Ghusais Police Station against a banker woman identified as A. Q. The complainant claimed that the woman was disturbing and threatening him.

The woman was called by the police, and during interrogation she claimed that she gave a loan to the complainant and she had called him to repay the money. The woman said she had not taken any receipt from him. The complainant denied the claims of the woman, who asked him to swear on the Quran that he did not take the money. In the presence of an officer at the police station, the complainant asked the woman: "Do you want me to swear upon s...?''

The complainant has withdrawn the case against the woman who undertook to stop calling and disturbing him. During court interrogation, the man denied the charges of insulting the Quran, but the police officer testified against the accused.



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