In juvenile cases

DXB Public Prosecution News 07APR2021 1

Mr. Hassan Saleh Al Dhaferi, Assistant Prosecutor at Deira Prosecution indicated that UAE, since its incorporation, had given particular attention to children. The UAE legislature set several rules and laws, including the Children Rights Law issued in1972, which guaranteed the rights of compulsory education for all children,whether citizens or residents, followed by juvenile delinquents law. This law clarified the process of Juvenile Delinquency Prosecution. Later on several laws and regulations were in place, with last laws issued in this regard being Wademalaw and Child Protection law 2019.

Mr. Al Dhafer Disclosed last Monday, during the virtual meeting organized by CommunityDevelopment Authority in cooperation with DPP, that there is a drop in crimes committed by Juveniles during the Corona Pandemic. Mr. Al Dhaferi explained the benefits of quarantine and work from home in the past period. This allowedparents to be closer to their children and to know their needs. He added thatDPP provided a suitable environment to investigate with children through trained social and psychological specialists. Those specialists do their duty in rooms equipped for this purpose and suitable for children and juvenile delinquents.

The Social Researcher At Dubai Prosecution, Mrs. Maytha Al Swedi, said that it is wrong to involve the child in parents’ problems. There are few juvenile cases where Juvenile assault their parents and acquired behavior leading to crimes, problems in society and created bad personalities.

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