Dubai Police Arrests Man for Posting Video Throwing Cash for Publicity Stunt
A man posted of video of himself throwing cash to gain popularity on social media.
The UAE has strict rules on social media and a recent incident involved a man posting a video of himself throwing money in public in order to gain more followers online. He was arrested for his actions.
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In a post from the official account of Dubai Police, they urged residents to practice caution when posting photos, videos and statuses online. The content on the video goes against Islamic values, cultures and traditions of the UAE.
Image: Dubai Police FB Page
Asian Man Arrested for Posting a Video of Himself Throwing Cash – This was Part of His Stunt to Gain More Followers on Social Media
Below is the said post from the Facebook page of Dubai Police:
Dubai Police Arrests Man for Throwing Money on Street
#DubaiPolice have arrested an Asian man after sharing a video on social media in which he threw money. Dubai Police CID’s Department of Electronic Investigation investigated the incident.
The Asian man admitted posting the video to gain popularity on social media.
Colonel Faisal Al Qasim, Director of Security Media Department at #Dubai Police, urged the public to use social media responsibly. Colonel Al Qasim urged social media users to avoid actions that may go against local values, cultures, and traditions.