x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Inmates who beat prison guard jailed

Four inmates who assaulted a prison guard were today sentenced to six months in jail and fined Dh14,800 in damages.

DUBAI // Four inmates who assaulted a prison guard were today sentenced to six months in jail and fined Dh14,800 in damages.

The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced two other convicts to six months in prison for threatening to kill the guard.

HA, 22, SH, 37, both Omanis, AA, 26, Emirati, and AK, 44, stateless, beat up the Emirati corporal ANN, 24, at his office in the Dubai Central Jail on June 29, 2010, kicking him all over his body. A medical report described his injuries as constituting a permanent 15 per cent disability.

The men also caused Dh14,800 worth of damage to the corporal's office.

A fifth man RK, 28, and SH, 38, both Omanis, threatened to kill the corporal if he returned to the central jail. The reason for the threat was not clear.

salamir@thenational.ae