Dubai Police Says It Has Arrested 7 Suspected Gangsters In Viral Video
The police in a statement on Thursday, July 21, 2022, said the suspects are of African origin and warned residents against engaging in such fights, highlighting how they affect the security in the emirate. The arrested suspects A group of Africans including some Nigerians have been arrested by the police in Dubai following a recent brawl that sparked reactions online.
The police have registered a case against them and referred them to the public prosecution for further action.
Residents have also been warned against posting of video and images of illegal acts on social media. They must report such cases to the police instead.
The police reminded residents to not publish or forward such clips to avoid legal accountability “according to article 52 of the UAE Federal Law No 34 of 2021 on countering Rumours and Cybercrimes”.
“The law states that whoever uses information network to announce, disseminate, re-disseminate, circulate, or recirculate news or data, or broadcasts any provocative news that would incite or provoke public opinion, disturb the public peace, spread terror among people, or cause harm to the public interest, the national economy, the public order, or the public health shall be punished with at least one year of imprisonment and a fine of not less than Dh100,000,” the police said.