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UAE Public Prosecution explains penalties of concealment of evidence of crime that misleads judiciary, investigation authority
The UAE Public Prosecution (PP) explained on Tuesday, through a post on its social media accounts, the penalties for the concealment of evidence of the crime with the intent to mislead the judiciary or the investigation authority.
According to Article 315 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021, in passing the Crimes and Penalties Law, "whoever changes the status of persons, locations, or things, or conceals the evidences of a crime or knowingly gives false information about the same, for the purpose of misleading the Court or the authority of investigation or the collection of evidences" shall be sentenced to imprisonment.
This post is a part of the Public Prosecution's continuous efforts to enhance legal culture among members of the community and increase their awareness about the latest legislations in the country.
The UAE Public Prosecution on Sunday published a video on its social media accounts highlighting the potential penalties for spreading rumours and false news, in accordance with Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 aimed at combatting the spread of rumours and fake news.
The Public Prosecution published this information as part of its campaign aimed at promoting the legal culture among members of the community, as well as raising the public's awareness about the law and the country's legislations.
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