The public prosecutors accused AAH, an Asian aged 35, of transferring money to a member of the terrorist Al Qaeda outfit in his home country
Defendant AAG, an Asian aged 22, who works for a telecommunications company admitted that he had logged on to the portal and the confidential network system of the company where he works for without an official permit.
He got confidential information about certain figures in the UAE before he handed over the information to a person who works in a consulate of a foreign country.
“The person whom I had delivered the information was just a friend of mine, and I had no idea about the information whether they were confidential or banned,” the defendant told the court. The court adjourned the hearing to October 17 upon request of his defence attorney, Hassan Al Riyami.
Money for a marriage
The public prosecutors accused AAH, an Asian aged 35, of transferring money to a member of the terrorist Al Qaeda outfit in his home country.
When questioned, he denied the charge claiming that he had transferred the money to assist the beneficiary, his future brother-in-law, and that he did not know that the man who was planning to marry his sister was dealing with a terrorist entity.
Lawyer Ali Al Abadi defended him and argued that his client had transferred the money to help his sister to cover the expenses for her wedding. “My client did not know that the person whom he was intending to marry his sister off to was dealing with a terrorist organisation,” the lawyer said. The case has been adjourned to October 24.
Spy for ‘Al Islah’
In the sixth case , SSAM, an Arab national aged 24 was charged with communicating and spying for members of the banned notorious terror outfit ‘Al Islah’, an affiliate with the Muslims brotherhood in UAE.
He was also indicted of creating a website for promoting the ideas and ideologies of the clandestine group.