Dubai Police warn against leaving children in parked vehicles

Web Report
Filed on October 17, 2020

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Legal action will be taken against violators.

Police have issued fresh warnings against parents leaving their childrenunattended in parked cars while shopping or for any other reason. This is a crime punishable by law, they reiterated.

"Leaving children unattended in parked vehicles is an act of negligence punishable by law," Dubai Police said on Saturday. Legal action will be taken against violators.

Authorities have reported several previous incidents of kids getting trapped in cars or sleeping children being forgotten in the back seat. And in a number of occasions, these have resulted in tragedies.

There have been continuous warnings and intensive awareness campaigns to educate the public about the dangers of leaving kids in cars.

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