Dubai Police arrested a younger man for breaching necessary COVID-19 dwelling quarantine guidelines.
The person violated COVID-19 preventive guidelines and posted a video on social media saying he had gone out to purchase espresso regardless of being contaminated with the virus, endangering his life and that of others, Dubai Police stated.
The person has been put beneath quarantine and authorized motion has been taken towards him, stated Brigadier Jamal Salem Al Jallaf, Director of Prison Investigation Division (CID) at Dubai Police, in an announcement.
“Not solely did he violate dwelling quarantine legal guidelines, he additionally intentionally bragged about his recklessness and printed a video on social media platforms. His irresponsible motion provoked public opinion as he endangered the lives of others,” Brig. Al Jallaf stated.
The Director of Dubai CID reaffirmed Dubai Police’s dedication to safeguard the neighborhood from potential dangers, and implement the rule of regulation on this regard, particularly the Legal professional Normal’s Decision No. 38 of 2020 on the checklist of violations and administrative sanctions for non-compliance with precautionary measures and tips put in place to curb the unfold of COVID-19. The Decision outlines particular penalties for violating precautionary measures, which embody a effective of Dh 50,000 for failing to stick to dwelling quarantine directions.
Brig. Al Jallaf additional famous that Article 31 of the UAE’s cyber-crime regulation states that encouraging violation of the legal guidelines and laws of the State by publishing info is punishable by imprisonment and/or a effective of between Dh200,000 and Dh1,000,000.
Brig. Al Jallaf additionally reminded the general public that ‘#We_Are_All_Responsible’ and referred to as on all members of the neighborhood to adjust to the protecting measures and tips aimed toward stopping the unfold of COVID-19.
Members of the general public are strictly required to put on a face masks always when outdoors the home, particularly in public indoor areas corresponding to buying malls and eating places, in addition to observe bodily distancing. Adherence to those tips is essential to safeguard the neighborhood’s well being. People and establishments that fail to adjust to precautionary measures outlined by the authorities will face penalties.