A combo image taken from videograb shows a youth, wearing quarantine tracking device, walking without face mask.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The The Emergency Crisis and Disaster Prosecution at the UAE Public Prosecution ordered the imprisonment of two young men for violating the preventive and precautionary measures in force against COVID-19.
Within the efforts made by the authorities in the country to curb the spread of COVID-19, and to monitor the community members’ commitment to the measures in force, the Abu Dhabi Police monitored the video of two young men as they entered a mall in the emirate and photographed themselves without face masks.
Moreover, they were wearing the electronic tracking device for quarantine.
They were proud of their lack of compliance with the health and preventive measures imposed on them.
Legal measures were immediately taken against them and they were detained pending investigation.
The Emergency and Crisis Prosecution called upon the public to adhere to the procedures, precautionary measures, laws, regulations and decisions issued by the authorities so that they are not exposed to legal accountability.
Repeated non-compliance can lead to schools being forced to shift to distance learning provision, with parents entitled to remove their children from the school and gain fee refunds.
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Over two months, the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), Tourism Section, registered 1,672 violations against people for not adhering to the precautionary measures aimed at reducing the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19, in shopping malls and beaches.
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He added, “What we experience today will become something of the past tomorrow. Joining university and getting a degree was the ultimate end of our parents, but I assure you that education will never come to an end."
In a flash of a second, the men started to climb the pipe attached to the building forming a human chain.