New Rules Will See Offenders Of Minor Crimes Have To Do Community Service


Two convicts were sentenced to community service hours by the public prosecution in Abu Dhabi.

The kind of service the convicts were obliged to perform was according to the charges they were convicted of, and their educational and professional levels.

Al Dhafra Criminal Court had convicted the accused in each case

The first defendant was sentenced following charges of defamation and abuse, and ruled the defendant would perform the community service for two months and pay fine. 

The convict will be planting trees and carrying out maintenance of public parks.

The defendant in the second case was convicted on charges of reckless driving, driving without a licence, escaping from policemen and endangering people’s lives, for which he was asked to perform the community service for three months and pay a fine. 

He was ordered to serve in filling fuel for three months.


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