The United Arab Emirates has flexible laws compared to many Arab countries, but at times the law here can be very strict. Joking here can also be so heavy that you may have to spend many years in jail. Yes, something similar has happened to a British woman who has been sentenced to two years in jail for a WhatsApp message.
The British woman was detained from the airport while leaving the country just because a Ukrainian girl living in her flat with her complained that she was called a f *** YOU by a British woman and this woman Just one word has sent him behind bars for two years.
What is the whole matter?
The 31-year-old British woman Brighton is an HR manager at a Gloucestershire (England) based company. She lived with a Ukrainian girl in the flat, who according to the British woman is a very playful, nice girl. But in the month of October, he wrote f *** You on WhatsApp while getting angry at his Ukrainian flatmate. That too only because during Corona lockdown, her roommate took office work at the dining table. But he did not know that these two minutes of anger could send him to jail.
The woman said that she had sent that message to her flatmate in October and now she was leaving Dubai and going to her family forever in the UK. His goods had been sent. Visa time was to end after a week. She got a flight ticket and reached the airport. But when she was going inside the airport, she was stopped. He was told that a criminal case was registered against him. After knowing the whole matter, the British woman also apologized to her Ukrainian roommate and asked to withdraw the case.
But his roommate refused to withdraw the case. After which he was now sent to jail for two years. However, this woman was living in Dubai since the year 2018 and she never had any problem. This news is also important for you to know the rules and regulations of whichever country you are going to today. There are other countries on the world map like UAE, where a joke of yours can force you to spend life behind bars for years.