A court in the United Arab Emirates ordered a man to pay 10,000 dirhams (2,000 rupees) in compensation to another man for sending “offensive” messages on WhatsApp. The Al Ain Court of Appeal upheld a judgment issued by the court of first instance but rejected the plaintiff’s request to increase the amount of compensation. Gulf weatherThe man filed a complaint demanding compensation of one million dirhams for the “offensive” audio clips he received on WhatsApp.
“Shame on you and your upbringing,” was one of the phrases allegedly used in one of the tracks. As a result, the man demanded compensation for the damage he had suffered. The court declared that the compensation was not sufficient due to defamation of his reputation, and added that the amount of 10,000 dirhams was an appropriate amount.
Meanwhile, in another case, a developer has sued a man of Indian descent named Deepak Lal, a landowner in Auckland, asking him to pay NZ $ 315,000 (more than a crore of Indian rupees) to build his home “in the wrong place”. . His property was built directly on the borders of the neighbor. It has become a nightmare for him because there is only one meter of difference between Lal’s house line and where he should have been. The builder allegedly made the mistake, but Lal had to pay to build the house in the wrong place. In 2020, he contacted a construction company called “Pinnacle Homes” to design and build his home in Papakura, Auckland, on the North Island of New Zealand.
Although construction was close to completion by the mid-2020s, finishing work on the three-bedroom house was halted in August after the construction company called to inform it of the confusion of the boundaries. Lal’s three-bedroom house sits on the edge of the adjacent property owned by a company called C94 Development. Nzherald.co.nz reports that the company wants him to move his house a little or pay compensation of $ 315,000.
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