Monday, January 11, 2010

Invest in Dubai

UAE President's Brother Acquitted of Attack on Businessman:
A brother of the president of the United Arab Emirates filmed beating up a former business partner and running him over in a Mercedes SUV has been acquitted of assaulting him.

The failure to convict Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al Nahyan will be a blow to the country's attempts to improve the image of its legal system.

A court in Al Ain, second city of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, acquitted the sheikh of rape, endangering a life and causing bodily harm against the after his lawyer claimed he had been drugged at the time of the incident and had no recollection of it.

Before sinking your cash into Dubai/UAE properties and businesses, wouldn't it be a good idea to check the legal system?

3 comments:

jgriff said...

Sounds like they have their own Kennedys over there.

Funny Circus Bears said...

I chuckled. That rich businessman was treated with a velvet glove compared to the imported slave labor.

Like China, there is a very good reason for the absence of the rule of law: While it is detrimental to society at large, it can be profitably exploited by certain individuals.

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