The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal considered the case of the father of "Gulf nationals" and 3 of his sons accused of using various types of drugs, in addition to the possession of the father "the first accused" and one of his sons, the "second accused" of narcotics, In addition to the father's accusation of endangering the physical, psychological and moral integrity of the children who are at risk because of neglect and negligence by abstaining from taking care of their affairs and leaving them without care and not providing them with adequate housing and a safe environment after taking custody of their mother.
The Public Prosecutor's Office charged the first defendant, the father, and the second to fourth defendants with his sons. The Public Prosecutor's Office charged the first defendant, the father, only with the charge of endangering the lives of his second, third and fourth accused children by using drugs and psychotropic substances before them at home, (4 years, 6 years, 12 years and 14 years) to be endangered because of neglect and negligence by refusing to carry out their affairs and following them, leaving them without supervision and care, and not providing adequate housing for them. And the safe and healthy environment, as well as the acquisition of cannabis for use.
The prosecution also charged the second defendant, Jr., with possessing mental agents for the purpose of dealing with them in circumstances other than those authorized by law. The prosecution also charged the first and second accused, father and son, with assaulting the physical integrity of the girl child. And the charge of possession of the psychotropic agent "methamphetamine" for the purpose of abuse in situations other than those authorized by law.
The conviction of the fourth defendant on charges of drug abuse and suspension of sentence for one year during which the accused is placed under supervision, restrictions and electronic monitoring, and conviction of the first accused "father" for endangering the lives of his children He was sentenced to a fine of AED 10,000 and the father was convicted of endangering the physical, psychological and moral integrity of his children and sentenced him to a fine of AED 5,000. The first and second defendants were convicted of assaulting the daughter of the first and second sister, With a fine of AED 50,000 each.
On appeal, the defense of the second accused son indicated that he was in fact a victim of negligence and lack of attention by his father, who dragged him to the charge against him, for his use of clemency with the accused under article 42 of Decree-Law No. 8 of 2016 amending the Anti- Which allowed the court, other than the state of return, instead of imposing sanctions, to deposit the offender an addiction treatment unit, rehabilitation centers, or a fine not exceeding 10,000 dirhams.
The lawyer pointed out that the defendant is the one who is based on the interests of his younger brothers, and that his financial circumstances do not enable him to pay the amount sentenced and sought to cancel the appealed sentence and use the maximum mercy and mercy with him, and reduce the amount of the fine sentenced, and the revocation of the appealed sentence for the assault on the girl for the free papers Of the evidence confirms the accused's committing the act attributed to him, where the papers are free of medical report confirms the fact of the attack, in addition to the court based on the statements of an 11-year-old girl can not be considered testimony to the age of young, in addition to contradictory statements.
And the reasonableness of the incident, and the contradiction with the logic "as described" where it is inconceivable that her client and his father beat a young girl not more than 11 years without leaving the beatings in her body, noting that her client has been in denial since the beginning of the case in relation to the alleged attack attributed While acknowledging his abuse and possession of narcotic substances and mental stimuli. The court demanded the acquittal of the accused, which was attributed to him in the incident of beating a girl.
The police report said that the investigation into the incident of the attack on the girl, "the son of the first accused", was seized of the accused "father and son", where the second defendant said that he is a high school student and that his father is the one who brings these drugs, and smoking with his friends "I do not want to live with my parents, and I want to live with my mother to get away from narcotics, in addition to the absence of any," he said. One in the house takes care of my younger brothers, while the father denies the minutes Reat all the charges.
The third defendant confessed to using the narcotic drugs, as proved by the examination report, pointing out that he used the crystal material he received from his father. He supported his brother's statement that his father is the one who facilitates the entry of narcotics into the house. Disagreements with him over the lack of spending on the house or the allocation of expenses for them and the provision of services to his younger siblings.
The fourth defendant said that he was caught and was under the influence of narcotics obtained from his father's bag three days before, asserting that his father is the facilitator of the entry of narcotics to the house, and repeated the three children accused of their statements in the investigations of the prosecution, noting that the narcotics that have been They are seized at home owned by their father, who does not work or spend on the house.
Their uncles sometimes bring home the needs of their home, while their 14-year-old sister takes care of the rest of their younger brothers, while their younger brother spends four years with cats or is in a place of abuse. Father of drugs with his friends during her presence in the school and that after she traveled to the maid who was interested in him.
His 14-year-old son confirmed that she and her 12-year-old sister bear the responsibility of the house, look after their younger brothers, take care of them, clean the house, wash clothes, cook and cook food, noting that her father is drinking alcohol and taking drugs. Or preparing food to scream at them with her older brother, she added that they beat her younger sister.