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Dubai to Deport People Arrested for Public Debauchery

Dubai to Deport People Arrested for Public Debauchery

Wednesday, 7 April, 2021 - 04:45
A plane takes off from Dubai airport, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2013. Reuters file photo

The emirate of Dubai announced Tuesday it will deport a number of people arrested for public debauchery.

"The public prosecution office has completed investigations on a recently publicized photo shoot, which contravened UAE law," the Dubai Media Office said in a tweet.

"The individuals involved will be deported from the United Arab Emirates. No further comment shall be made on the matter."

Dubai police issued a statement on Saturday that a group of people who appeared in an "indecent video" shared online were arrested.

It warned that such behavior was "unacceptable" and did "not reflect the values and ethics of Emirati society".

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