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The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court sentenced five public sector workers to three years imprisonment for abusing their job positions on the UAE borders, and 'offending women's modesty'. Five UAE border guards were sentenced to three years imprisonment for using their post on the UAE borders to abuse women, the Abu Dhabi Criminal Court ruled on Wednesday. They were found guilty of breaching public morals and abusing their positions to woo "girls and women" trying to trying to cross the border through chatting, requesting telephone numbers and exchanging communication with their victims. The men were charged with "tearing apart women's modesty" and damaging the reputation of the border security services, local media reported. Full story

12 September