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UAE taxi driver performs road stunts in viral video, arrested

Web report/Dubai
Filed on May 26, 2020
Sharjah Police, arrest, taxi driver, stunts, viral, video, Emirates Road

(Sharjah Police)

The arrest came three hours after a viral video circulated showing the driver acting recklessly on Emirates Road.

Sharjah Police have arrested a taxi driver who ignored traffic regulations and performed stunts on a highway within three hours of a video of his antics going viral.

The driver was endangering people's lives by ignoring traffic regulations on one of the external roads of the emirate.

Video footage circulated on social media showed the man doing stunts and deliberately making loud noises and damaging public property.

The clip also showed other passengers in the car. 

Police identified the taxi driver and officers managed to arrest him within 3 hours.

The driver has been arrested and referred to public prosecution for further action.

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