UAE law: The maximum fine for causing the death of a child or endangering his/her life is 1 million dirhams and imprisonment for 10 years
A three-year-old Arab boy tragically died after being forgotten on a bus in Ajman. The horror of being left in the car once again became the focus.
small The boy fell asleep after getting in the car, But the supervisor could not find him. Police said the boy was found four hours later. He was taken to the hospital, where he died.
A similar Al Quoz in Dubai reported the incident June 2019.
Mohamed Farhan Faisal, a 6-year-old Indian boy, dozed off after boarding a 14-seater bus. When the driver and other students got off the bus outside the school bus center, they did not notice the little boy sitting in the second row of the bus. Seven hours after the bus was parked and locked, the body was found.
Police forces across the country have repeatedly issued warnings about the danger of leaving children in locked vehicles.
Some experts pointed out earlier The temperature of a locked vehicle parked in direct sunlight can soar to 60 degrees Celsius.
Leaving or forgetting to stay in the car under such extremely hot conditions can cause the child to heatstroke and suffocate. This can lead to death in less than 10 minutes.
The police have reported several incidents of children being left in locked vehicles while sleeping in the back seats.
It is a crime to leave a child alone in the car
Earlier, the Abu Dhabi police warned that it is a criminal offence to leave children unattended in a car while shopping or for any other reason.
They added: “Leaving children alone at home or in a car parked elsewhere is an act of negligence and can lead to serious consequences such as death.”
-(@ADPoliceHQ) June 6, 2020
According to legal experts, people who cause death or endanger the life of a child by leaving a child in a locked vehicle may be punished A fine of up to 1 million dirhams and 10-year imprisonment.
The punishment belongs to the UAE Child Rights Law or Wadmar Law, which aims to protect the rights of children, especially their mental, physical and emotional health.