An expat has been arrested for spreading fake news

An expat has been arrested for spreading fake news

05 Apr 2020

He edited and shared a video

A man has been arrested for spreading fake news in Dubai, that was causing panic and fear in the community. 

The man had shared videos to social media that he had edited. 

The police issued a statement on Friday, warning against people spreading fake news and rumours on social media and digital platforms.

Residents can report any violations of cyber or other laws via the Police Eye service on the Dubai Police app, or via E-crime.ae.