Dubai: Engineer fined Dh5,000 for illegal drone photography

He was using a drone to photograph several areas in Dubai without obtaining the necessary permits.



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Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Wed 29 Dec 2021, 10:16 AM

Last updated: Wed 29 Dec 2021, 10:24 AM

The Dubai Misdemeanors and Violations Court fined an Arab engineer Dh5,000 after he was found using a drone to photograph several areas in Dubai, without obtaining the necessary permits from the authorities concerned. These pictures were saved in his phone. The court also confiscated the drone used.

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According to investigation records, the incident dates back to November 2021, when the accused was caught operating a drone in the Al Qusais area. His identity was verified, and it was found that he was a mechanical engineer working for a Dubai-based company engaged in water desalination and solar panel installation.


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