Iraqi MP detained
Dubai’s Attorney-General Essam Eisa Al Humaidan has confirmed that the Iraqi Member of Parliament (MP) Mohammed Al Taei has been detained on charges of issuing a bad cheque worth Dhs7 million. This is punishable under the Article 401 of the penal code, he added. Humaidan said on October 26, the accused was interrogated by the public prosecution in the presence of his lawyer. He added that Al Taei was remanded in custody pending further investigation as per the legal procedures in this respect, state news agency WAM reported.