(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) A building inspector stood trial in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday on the charge of using a health card of someone else and verbally assaulting by shouting at on-duty police officers.
The Emirati defendant, 27, allegedly showed a health card belonging to a another person when he was asked by the police officers for an identification document. He allegedly shouted at the police officers and told them to move away from his premises.
A police officer said during investigation that the incident happened in August last year when he was informed about a fight between the defendant and an Afghan in Al Satwa. When the defendant was asked for an identity document, he produced a health card which did not belong to him.
Later on, the officer learnt that the defendant was stopped by another officer in Al Safa.
Another police officer said that the defendant showed him a health card which was not his own when he stopped him for making noise with his car in Al Safa area.
The following day, the police officer stopped two Emiratis outside the defendant's house. As the officer called a sergeant on phone to come to the area, the accused came out angrily and asked what was going on.
He began shouting at the officers and asked them to leave.
However, when questioned by the officers later, the accused admitted that he used a health card which was not his. He admitted that what he did was wrong and promised not do it again.