Expat fires at UAE police patrol, jailed

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Expat fires at UAE police patrol, jailed

Ras Al Khaimah - Case unfolded when the man's ex-wife lodged a complaint after he failed to pay her alimony.

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Published: Wed 26 Jun 2019, 3:51 PM

Last updated: Thu 27 Jun 2019, 4:38 PM

A Gulf citizen has been jailed for three years for firing an air gun at a police patrol that was enforcing a court oder. According to court records, the case unfolded when the man's ex-wife lodged a complaint with the Ras Al Khaimah Police after he failed to pay her alimony as ordered by a local court.

As a police patrol approached him to hand over the official court notification letter, he fired at them. The public prosecution charged him with attacking a police patrol and failing to pay alimony.
ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com



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