Police raid illegal day-care centre in Dubai


By Noorhan Barakat,  www.gulfnews.com

Dubai: An Asian man and his wife have been arrested for running an illegal day-care centre from their home in Naif.

Major Shaheen Al Mazmi, Director of the Child and Women Protection Department at Dubai Police, said when police ambushed the two-bedroom apartment in Naif, they found nine children aged from two to sixth months in one bedroom.

“We received information that a woman and her husband were babysitting children of different ages in their home, without a license and in conditions that did not meet the standards set for a day-care centres,” he said.

Police monitored the apartment and saw parents dropping off their children in the mornings and picking them later in the day. More info