DUBAI – It sentenced a UAE citizen to two months in prison for insulting messages about his wife sent by WhatsApp, the Khaleej Times newspaper writes.
A man tries to appeal the sentence in the court of appeal of Abu Dhabi. According to his wife, she sued her husband after he ignored her requests to stop insulting her by WhatsApp.
By the decision of the court of the first instance, a man was convicted of insulting his wife and violating the law on crimes on the Internet. They schedule the next hearing for September 15.
Earlier it was reported that the UAE court found guilty UK citizen Lale Shahravesh in insulting her ex-husband and his new wife on Facebook. A UK citizen will pay a fine of 3, thousand dirhams (less than 1 thousand dollars) and then be able to leave the UAE.