Dubai: An Emirati social media influencer has been accused of threatening his countrywoman of publishing her non-public photos on SnapChat if she didn’t wire him Dh10,000. Dubai Court docket of First Occasion heard on Tuesday that the 33-year-old defendant known as the Emirati physician in August 2020 and instructed her to e-book a lodge room for him in Dubai and pay the fees for that together with one other Dh10,000. However the lady refused to take action.
He then threatened to publish the lady’s non-public photos on social media.
“He stated he would publish the photographs on SnapChat. I used to be stunned along with his threats as I didn’t ship him any image, however he instructed me that he had hacked my account and obtained the photographs,” stated the 36-year-old sufferer on document.
The character of the connection between the 2 was not talked about in official information.
The following day, the defendant known as her once more, saying that he can be coming to Dubai from Abu Dhabi and requested her to step out of her home in Al Barsha to satisfy him, however she refused once more.
“I used to be chatting with him after I heard an enormous noise exterior the home, at the same time as he instructed me to step out. I known as Dubai Police when he began knocking on the door of the villa.”
The defendant left the home earlier than the police patrol arrived. As soon as police reached the villa, they checked the surveillance cameras, which confirmed the defendant hitting the principle gate of the villa along with his automotive and getting out of the car to knock on the door.
“Due to the incident, I left the home with my kids and stayed in a lodge. My kids refused to return to the home as they have been scared after they awakened from sleep as a result of noise on the gate,” added the sufferer.
Dubai Public Prosecution has charged the defendant with threatening the sufferer.
The following listening to is scheduled for November 10.