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Couple Get 1 year Jail for Relations out of Wedlock in UAE

Couple Get 1 year Jail for Relations out of Wedlock in UAE

News, UAE
The man later shared a photo of him and the woman, with friends on Instagram and WhatsApp. An unmarried couple who posted intimate photos of themselves on social media have been jailed for a year, overturning an Appeal Court ruling which cancelled the jail term and only fined the defendants. The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi upheld an earlier ruling by a lower court that found the Arab man and woman guilty of having relations out of wedlock and violating online laws. Official court documents stated that the duo were prosecuted by authorities after investigations found that were alone in a private place, despite not being married or related to each other, an act that goes against the Sharia law. Officials said the man later shared a photo of him and the woman, with friends ...
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