Clerk cleared of locking up man in office
lost their appeal against a clerk who was cleared of locking up a man inside a travel and tourism agency office for two hours with the electricity and airconditioning switched off.
In July, the Dubai Court of First Instance acquitted the Egyptian clerk of illegally confining the Pakistani man in the agency. Prosecutors appealed the primary judgement before the Appeal Court and asked to have the judgement overturned.
Presiding judge Saeed Salem Bin Sarm refuted prosecutors’ appeal and upheld the clerk’s innocence citing lack of evidence. (Staff Report)