UAE: Man ordered to pay Dh10,000 for assaulting girl

Web report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on March 15, 2021
Photo: Wam

The complainant stated that the defendant had slapped her in the face and pushed her against a wall.

The Abu Dhabi Court of First Instance ordered a man who slapped and pushed a girl to pay her Dh10,000 in compensation for damages suffered.


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According to Al Bayan, the complainant claimed in her lawsuit that a dispute arose between her and the defendant, during which the latter assaulted her.

The girl reported the incident and the defendant was referred to the criminal court, which convicted him of the charges, and ordered him to pay Dh3,000 in addition to legal fees.

The complainant's case then was referred to the civil court to obtain financial compensation.

In her plea, the girl demanded that the defendant pay her Dh50,000 in compensation, as well as legal fees. She stated that the defendant slapped her in the face and pushed her against a wall.

She further said the injuries had incapacitated her from her personal work for a period of 20 days, and that she suffered physical and emotional damage.

The court ordered the defendant pay an amount of Dh10,000 in damages.

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