A young man has run into trouble for insulting and threatening police.
Dubai Police took immediate action after he posted a video of himself using foul language against policemen.
As per Article 20 of the UAE Cybercrime Law, anyone who uses an electronic medium to insult others can be punished with a jail term or fined between AED 250,000 and AED 500,000.
"Insult or slander against public employees is considered an aggravating circumstance of the crime," said Dubai Police.
Man arrested for insulting and threatening police. pic.twitter.com/pFSIdvPGO3— Dubai Policeشرطة دبي (@DubaiPoliceHQ) October 18, 2020