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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has deported 46 Chinese fugitives, who were arrested last month in Makati City for involvement in cyber fraud. In a statement Monday, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said the foreigners were deported last Dec. 1 aboard a China Southern...

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No jail but tracking device for minor offenses in Abu Dhabi

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Law offenders in the Capital who committed minor offenses and have short prison sentences won’t stay in jail anymore; instead, they’re free to roam around as long as they wear an electronic bracelet.

Abu Dhabi Police and the Judiciary Department introduced yesterday Oct. 10 a new tracking system to give offenders a bit of freedom while still keeping them under authorities’ watchful eye.

The electronic bracelet will track the wearer’s location so authorities can make sure he or she will abide by prosecutors’ restrictions.

Abu Dhabi attorney-general Ali Mohammed Al Baloushi said the bracelet will “have a positive impact” on offenders, as they can spend more time with their families.

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Image used is for illustration purposes only

According to HB Ramlan Advocates and Legal Consultants, a UAE law firm, petty theft and driving under the influence are among those considered as minor offenses.

Sources: Khaleej Times, HB Ramlan Advocates and Legal Consultants

 

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