• Bassam Radi, Managing Editor

Man arrested for insulting, threatening Dubai Police officers in a video

The Dubai Police have arrested a young man for insulting and threatening the police officers in a video that he posted on social media.

The accused has been referred to the competent authorities, Dubai Police said.

Under Article No.20 of the UAE Cyber Crime Law Combating information technology crimes, any person who insults others or has attributed to another an incident that may make him subject to punishment or contempt by others by using an electronic site shall be punished by imprisonment or a fine of not less than Dhs250,000 and not exceeding Dhs500,000. Insult or slander against public employees is considered an aggravating circumstance of the crime.

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