An Arab woman in Dubai has been fined AED 10,000 for organising a private party in violation of the COVID-19 safety protocols.
Dubai Police took action after a video of the party, attended by several media personnel and an Arab celebrity, went viral on social media.
The footage showed guests not wearing facemasks or following the physical distancing rules.
Brigadier Jamal Salem Al-Jallaf, director of the General Department of Criminal Investigations at Dubai Police, added that every guest who attended the party will be summoned and fined AED 5,000.
Dubai Police fine woman for organising house party in violations of COVID-19 precautionary measures pic.twitter.com/ITX8BG49ON— Dubai Policeشرطة دبي (@DubaiPoliceHQ) September 24, 2020