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Man gets 6 months in jail for assaulting cops, resisting arrest in UAE

Ahmed Shaaban /Fujairah
Filed on January 15, 2020
jail, arrest, UAE, crime, UAE crime,

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The cops received injuries while trying to arrest the man.

The Fujairah Criminal Court has sentenced an Arab resident to six months in jail followed by deportation after he was charged with assaulting policemen and resisting arrest.

As per court records, the forensic report showed that the cops received minor injuries while trying to arrest the man.

He was referred to the Fujairah public prosecution and then to the court where he denied the charges.

"I did not know they were policemen when they stopped me."

"They did not identify themselves as policemen so I resisted them fearing that they might hurt or rob me."

"It was only when I saw the handcuffs that I realised that they were cops. I then surrendered and did not resist them anymore."

The court turned down the man's claims and ordered him to serve six months in prison and be deported thereafter.

ahmedshaaaban@khaleejtimes.com

 


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Ahmed Shaaban

Originally from Egypt, I am a sound professional with a 23-year diverse experience as a researcher, lecturer, instructor, reporter, journalist, copy writer, translator, interpreter, proofreader, correspondent, and voice-over specialist with so many public and private entities in USA, UAE and Egypt. I have full command of all English and Arabic languages skills. I have a “Doctorate of Business Administration” degree, Swiss Business School. I have two Master’s degrees; one in Media Sciences, Mass Communication College, Cairo University, 2014, and one in Applied Business Research, Swiss Business School, 2018. I have a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Translation, Al-Alsun College for Languages & Translation, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 1996. I have three post graduate diplomas in Education, Curricula and Instruction, and Islamic Studies. I enjoy reading, writing and adventuring.


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