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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

Dubai Police warning: Dh30,000 fine for carrying weapons

Carrying weapons in sports facilities or sports events can carry fines up to Dh30,000 and three months in prison.

Dubai police issued a warning on Thursday that carrying weapons to sports event can lead fines and imprisonment.

In a campaign video posted on Dubai Police's official social media channels, the force raised awareness concerning Sports Facilities and Events Security Law No 8, 2014.

According to the law: "sports audiences shall not breach the conditions governing carrying or acquiring weapons in the sports facility or during conducting the sports event. Any person who breaches the law shall be sentenced to an imprisonment term of one month at least to three months maximum, and/or a fine of Dh5000 minimum to Dh30000 maximum."

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