x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Dubai prosecutors handled almost 55,000 cases last year

An annual report detailing the overall performance of the prosecutors' office has been released recently.

Dubai Public Prosecutors say they received, investigated and tried 54,851 cases during 2011.

An annual report detailing the overall performance of the prosecutors' office was released recently, according to state news agency WAM.

The report found Deira prosecutors handled the most cases, 22,022, followed by Bur Dubai Prosecution with 19,827 and Traffic Prosecution with 7,680. Most of the cases were misdeamonors, said Yousuf Hassan Al Mutawa, the acting Attorney General.

This is the fifth year Dubai's public prosecution has released an annual report on its activities.

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