(MENAFN -Khaleej Times) The Fujairah Public Prosecution has reported a drop in the number of cases referred to all competent prosecutions across the emirate last year, as compared to 2012
The prosecution affirmed that no organised crimes were reported in the emirate last year.
In a press conference held recently, Saeed Al Zabahi, the Attorney-General of Fujairah Prosecutions, pointed out that cases related to naturalisation and residency went down by 20 per cent last year as compared to 2012.
A total of 533 cases had been filed, out of which 472 cases were referred to the courts.
Cases of illegal migration witnessed a “dramatic fall”, Al Zabahi said, with only three cases referred to the courts. Similarly, three murder cases were referred.
Drug-related cases registered a 20 per cent drop as compared to 2012, while theft cases saw a 40 per cent drop, Al Zabahi said.
The traffic prosecution referred 161 of the 167 cases they received to the courts.