Drug addict sent to sanatorium

The Fujairah Court of Appeal on Tuesday upheld a lower court’s verdict treating a 28-year-old man convicted of using hashish in a de-addiction treatment sanatorium.


41 maids rounded up in Dubai

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, intensifying raids against illegal workers and residents, has detained a new batch of 42 illegal residents and workers.

Bank guard jailed for stealing ATM cash

Bank guard jailed for stealing ATM cash

A bank guard was sentenced to one year in prison by the Court of First Instance on Tuesday for stealing cash from the ATM after dismantling the surveillance camera.

Reprobe ordered into Tamweel graft case

A Court of First Instance bench, presided by Judge Mohammed Jamal Kamel, on Tuesday ordered the prosecution to reinvestigate a Tamweel corruption case involving two of its former top executives as per Article 17 of the Criminal Procedures Law.

Suspect held 5 minutes after burglary attempt

A failed theft attempt landed a man in the police net within five minutes as he ran into the hands of a police patrol, according to a police official. The officers picked him up on suspicion while he was fleeing after being found by a shop owner where he attempted burglary.

Two arrested over black magic fraud

The Anti-Economic Crime Department of the Dubai Police has arrested two Africans who allegedly cheated people by offering that they could solve family problems through black magic.

Man dies after truck hits him

A 47-year-old Arab man was killed after a truck hit him in the Sharjah Industrial Area 5, the Sharjah Police said on Monday.

8 abandoned babies get foster families

The permanent committee for the care of abandoned children headed by Shaikh Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Director of the Sharjah Medical Zone, on Monday approved the applications of eight families wishing to adopt babies found abandoned recently.