Dubai Law System: A 39-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to one month in jail for running over a woman’s foot in Dubai. A fine of 10,000 dirhams (the currency of the United Arab Emirates) has also been imposed on the person. The woman was seriously injured in the incident.
According to a report in The National, the Dubai Court of Appeal held that the Indian was driving under the influence of alcohol and was also found guilty of fleeing the scene of the accident. Due to this, his deportation order was cancelled. Actually, last November, the attention of the accused who was driving in Bur Dubai Al Mankhul area did not go to a woman sitting on the pavement.
the driver fled with the car
According to the news of The National, the person’s friend told the court, we were together in the car at the time of the incident. He said, he (the driver) stopped the car so I came out to see the woman, meanwhile he fled with the car. It has been said in the report that the culprit has accepted the allegations during the police investigation and in the court. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a zero-tolerance policy towards drunken driving, which is an offence.
imprisonment of one month to three years
Nida Al Masri, legal advisor at Justicia Advocates & Legal Consultants, said, according to Article 393 of the UAE’s Traffic Law, offenders who cause death on the road face a jail term of one month to three years or a court-determined fine. may have to.