Two young men in jail for violating covid measures

Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 10 May 2021: The UAE’s Federal Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Prosecution has ordered the imprisonment of two young men for violating the precautionary measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.

Abu Dhabi Police monitored a video of two young men entering a shopping mall in Abu Dhabi, who filmed themselves without wearing face masks, adding that they were also wearing smart tracking watches used for those in quarantine, therefore, violating the precautionary measures in a boastful manner.

”Legal action was immediately taken against the two men, who were imprisoned pending an investigation, the Federal Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Prosecution said in a statement to Wam.

The authority also urged the public to adhere to relevant precautionary measures, laws and regulations to avoid being subject to legal actions.

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