64 People Arrested in UAE for breaking Coronavirus Home Quarantine Law


64 people who failed to stay under home quarantine after they came in direct contact with people infected with new coronavirus COVID-19 have been arrested in the UAE, Ministry of Interior has announced.



According to the Ministry, those arrested were referred to the Crisis and Emergencies prosecution department at the Federal Public Prosecution for punishment for violating the Federal Law No. 14 of 2014 on the control of communicable diseases.

Alert: Do you know the Fine for Violating Dubai's #Stayhome initiative is from AED 200,000 to AED 1 Million? Yes it's True, Read this Statement by Dubai Police

The Ministry said on statement on WAM, that those people didn’t follow safety procedures and disobeyed orders from health authority for staying under home quarantine for 14 days.

Link: 333 Covid-19 cases in UAE

Anyone violating communicable diseases law will be subject to imprisonment or a fine.

Dubai Police has repeatedly stressed the importance of residents fully complying with directives issued by authorities to safeguard public health.

Heavy Fine for Violators:
Non-compliance with safety measures will lead to imprisonment and/or a fine of between Dh200, 000 and Dh1 million, the police said.



Asia Man Arrested:
The Dubai Police has arrested a young man of Asian Nationality who posted a video encouraging people to ignore government advice to #stayhome during the coronavirus outbreak.

In his irresponsible post, the man called the public to go out for a smoke or barbecue and to enjoy the rainy weather.


European National Arrested:
Dubai Police have arrested a European national of Arab origin for posting a video showing her indifference to the #StayHome national campaign and encouraging people to defy authorities' social distancing instructions.



According to Dubai Police, legal measures were taken against her and the case has been referred to the public prosecution.

Beach-goer Arrested:
Earlier, the police had arrested beach-goers for publishing a video showing himself visiting a local beach, in violation of instructions issued by the police and relevant authorities via social media.


The police have warned everyone to not violate local and federal laws, as well as instructions issued by security authorities, adding that anyone violating these measures will be held fully legally accountable.

Dubai Police called on the public to follow clear instructions, laws and guidelines issued by official authorities, stressing that ignorance of these laws is unacceptable and anyone violating them is irresponsible.



Like our Page for more Informative Posts

No comments

Comments will be publish after admin approval.

Copyright 2016. Powered by Blogger.