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Spread coronavirus fake news and pay AED 3 million and face 3-year prison term

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The residents and citizens of the UAE have been reminded that spreading fake news in the country is a no-no.

The Dubai Police reiterated that spreading information online about coronavirus disease will face severe punishment.

Spreading fake news on coronavirus is considered a threat to national security, police officers said during the Community Forum on Cybercrime and Emergency Preparedness.

“Any information that can demean the name and security of the country is very dangerous; the punishment is very high. It is a national security threat,” Dubai Police spokesperson Lt. Khalid Mohammed Banasser said.

Violators may face up to three years of jail time and a fne than can reach up to AED 3 million.

Official information and updates about COVID-19 will be disseminated by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP).

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