The Fujairah Appeals Court considered a case in which a husband, who resides in the country as a visitor, was accused of verbally threatening his wife with threatening words, while the Public Prosecution demanded that he be punished, while the court ruled his innocence.
In detail, an (Arab) wife submitted a report stating that her husband threatened her verbally, represented by “Your me on the street, he will drive you to your country.”
When the court asked the accused about the accusation against him, he said that the victim was his wife, and she was residing in her country, but she came to the state some time ago, stressing that once the period of his stay that was according to his place of work ended, he did not join any other work, and his current residence in the state is a visitor .
For his part, the lawyer entrusted with the accused demanded his innocence, given that he is not residing in the state, and he is currently in it as a visitor, noting that the court that has jurisdiction over him is the one in whose circuit the defendant’s domicile, place of residence, or place of work is located, stressing that His client does not have any job in the country, and once his work visa expires, his residence in the country ends.
In addition, the court of first instance in presence acquitted the accused of the accusation against him, but the Public Prosecution challenged the judiciary with the appeal presented under a report within the legally prescribed time, and it fulfilled all the conditions, so it was accepted in form.
For its part, the Court of Appeal decided that the appeal was held on the legally prescribed date, and fulfilled its conditions, so it is acceptable in form, and on the subject of the appeal, it is decided to judge “that it does not enrich the court if it refers to the reasons for the appealed judgment as long as it finds them sufficient to carry out its judgment, and the appeal did not bring anything new.” It affects this judiciary, and since the appealed ruling surrounded the incident and its evidence by foresight and insight, and decided the innocence of the accused in accordance with the correct law,” the court decides to support him based on his reasons, and accordingly the court decided to accept the appeal in form and support the appealed ruling.