UAE Laws: Up to 5 years in prison for impersonating a police officer

UAE Laws: Up to 5 years imprisonment for impersonating a police officer. The same punishment will face anyone who interferes with police work.
The UAE prosecutor’s office has warned that those who impersonate a member of the state profession face up to five years in prison.

Citing Article 299 of the new UAE Penal Code, the prosecutor’s office said that the same punishment could be imposed on anyone who interferes with a public profession or service or performs work related to the duties of a public official for an “illegal purpose” or gain.

For impersonating security or police officers, offenders face prison sentences of one to five years.

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