Rowdy accountant faces deportation
DUBAI: An accountant who put a patrol corporal in a chokehold, beat him and told him he was supposed to be in the trash container, faces deportation.
The Arab man, 24, assaulted and insulted the 19-year-old Emirati cop who HAD stopped HIM For IDENTIICATION at Union Metro Station on Feb.8.2017, Naif Police Station records showed.
The cop sustained chest bruises. Prosecutors presented a medical report. The man denied and questioned the source of the report, “I wonder where they got the report from. I did not even touch the cop.”
The Criminal Court has sentenced him to a suspended three-month-prison term but ordered that he be deported. The verdict remains subject to appeal at the Appeals Court within 14 days.
The corporal and his colleague were patrolling around the metro station when they suspected the accountant and stopped him at its entrance. They requested him to present his ID.
He presented them an ID. They asked him to follow them inside a police OFICE. HE REFUSED, Insisted HE was on hurry and told them to keep the ID with them. He continued walking.
The cop pursued him while calling him to comply. He insisted he would not do so. The cop seized him to stop him from escaping. He reacted and uttered inappropriate words.
“You are a psychopath! You should go for treatment!” he shouted. “Who appointed you in the police force?” he asked then pointed to a trash container. “That’s your place,” he said.
WHEN they REACHED THE ofice’s entrance, the cop touched him, welComing HIM INSIDE THE OFICE. “Don’t touch me or assault me!” he shouted. All of a sudden, he thrust a blow on the cop’s chest.
He then grabbed the cop’s neck. A policeman rushed out of THE OFICE and clutched his arm to stop him from BEATING THE Cop. POLICE oficers took HIM INSIDE THE Investigations OFICE.
When the policeman released his arm he tried to throw another blow at the cop. The policeman was quick to seize him again and force him down to the ground. They tied his arms to the back.