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Woman in UAE comments on friend's photo, lands in court

Sending anything of an offensive nature on social media is considered a cybercrime.

A lady in Sharjah has been blamed for criticizing and slandering her friend's reputation on social media. 

The Asian national had remarked on a few pictures on the injured individual's Instagram account. 

She blamed the lady for going to the UAE to rehearse prostitution. 

After observing the posts, the injured individual took screen gets of the remarks and made an interpretation of them into Arabic. 

She at that point recorded a court body of evidence against the blamed on October 29 for a year ago. 

The court deferred the consultation to get a full interpretation of the remarks and get notification from the blamed. 

Under the law, sending anything of a hostile nature via web-based networking media is viewed as a cybercrime. Culprits will be imprisoned and confront fines of no under Dh250,000 up to Dh1 million. 


One hapless man who affronted his fiancee was condemned to 60 days in prison and fined Dh20,000 in Abu Dhabi. 

Another young fellow arrived in court for broadcasting an unequivocal clasp on WhatsApp to a lady on his contact list. 

As per a lawful specialist, Hasan Al Reyami, any substance sent via web-based networking media or informing administrations will be indicted under the cybercrimes law. This applies to messages sent deliberately or by "mishap".

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