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Covid-19: Dubai Police make arrests for violating restrictions

The suspects were forced to sign a legal undertaking vowing to never break the rules again

Covid-19: Dubai Police make arrests for violating restrictions

A group of young people was arrested by Dubai Police for not following rules during the hours of the UAE’s National Sterilisation Progamme, the police said on Thursday.

In a statement, Dubai Police said that the young people had gathered at a house that falls within the jurisdiction of the Al Barsha police station.

According to the police station’s director, Brigadier Abdul Rahim bin Shafi’a, the men were made to sign a legal undertaking vowing not to repeat the rule-breaking.

If the suspects arrange another gathering at any location, the main organiser faces fines of up to AED 10,000. Every other participant will be filed AED 5,000, police said.

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