Emirati man jailed for joining Daesh in Yemen

Emirati man jailed for joining Daesh in Yemen

Abu Dhabi - M.S.A.N was ordered to pay the court charges and attorney fees



By Mustafa Al Zarooni

Published: Wed 15 Mar 2017, 5:55 PM

Last updated: Wed 15 Mar 2017, 7:58 PM

An Emirati man has been found guilty of joining the Daesh group in Yemen and jailed for 10 years by the Abu Dhabi federal court of appeal. The court ordered the seizure of all devices recovered from the convict, M.S.A.N. It also ordered that the information found in the defendant's electronic devices be removed.
M.S.A.N was ordered to pay the court charges and attorney fees.
In another case, a Jordanian, T.H.N, was jailed for three years and fined Dh500,000 for insulting the country, its symbols, police force and top officials on a social media account he created specifically for this.
The court also ordered the confiscation of the electronic devices belonging to the convict and the closure of his social media accounts. It also ordered that the offensive information be removed.
In the third case, S.A.A.Sh, an Emirati, was found guilty of joining Ahrar Al Sham terror group in Syria and undergoing training at a camp there. He was sentenced to three years in jail.
In the fourth case, a Sudanese, A.A.A.A, was jailed for two years after he was convicted of insulting the UAE and its foreign policy, and offending its leaders through accounts he created on Facebook and Twitter. The court ordered the deportation of the convict after his release from jail. He also was told to pay the court charges and attorney fees.
malzarooni@khaleejtimes.com
Man jailed for using social media to promote terror
A Pakistani man has been jailed for one year and deportation thereafter for using social media platforms to promote the ideologies of terror groups such as Al Qaeda, Daesh and others. The court ordered the confiscation of the electronic devices the convict used in committing the crime.
The court also ordered the convict to be placed under surveillance at a counseling centre of the Ministry of Interior. The court also imposed a travel ban on him for a period of six months effective from the date of the court verdict.
malzarouni@khaleejtimes.com


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