Dubai: Police arrest man for endangering his and others' lives

Authority urge residents to report such illegal and harmful practices



Photo: Dubai Police
Photo: Dubai Police

By Web Desk

Published: Tue 4 Oct 2022, 10:41 PM

Last updated: Wed 5 Oct 2022, 8:40 PM

The Dubai Police has arrested a man who endangered his and others' lives.

The Asian expat was seen lying on a pedestrian crossing at a junction on Salahuddin Street in Deira. In the video, that went viral on TikTok, the man could be seen carelessly ignoring on-coming traffic and endangering the lives of motorists.

In a social media post, the authority has reminded residents of the law, which states that anyone who deliberately commits an act that would endanger the life, health, and security of people, shall be sentenced to imprisonment and/or a fine.

The police urged members of the community to report such illegal and harmful practices on its smart app.

The department offers the Police Eye service through its smart app, which aims to involve the public in maintaining security, reducing crime, and reporting criminal activities.

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