The man was caught breaching Covid-19 rules as well as performing an "indecent" public act on the Dubai metro
7 June 2021| Last updated on 15 June 2021
The public are required to follow the UAE's Covid-19 safety rules and guidelines.
Dubai Police has arrested a man filmed dancing without a mask on the Dubai Metro, for violating the UAE's Covid-19 rules and public decency laws.
The passenger has been fined AED 5,000 and may face up to six months in jail over the "indecent public act".
According to Brigadier Obaid Al Hathboor, Director of Transportation Security Department at Dubai Police, the man was recorded in a Dubai Metro ride, "disturbing other passengers with his inappropriate actions" and "showing disrespectful and insensitive behaviours toward the people around him".
UAE citizens and residents must follow the Covid-19 precautionary measures put in place by authorities, to help reduce the spread of the virus and safeguard the community.
Videos of the man dancing was shared on social media, including on WhatsApp, Instagram, and Tiktok. Some clips showed him dancing without a face mask, while in others the same man was wearing a face mask.
Pictured: Screenshots of the maskless man dancing in a Dubai Metro carriage.