UAE: Young Man to Pay AED 10K for Insulting Colleague Over WhatsApp

  • Publish date: Monday، 08 August 2022
UAE: Young Man to Pay AED 10K for Insulting Colleague Over WhatsApp
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The Al Ain Court of First Instance ordered a young man who sent an insulting voice message to his workmate via WhatsApp to pay Dh10,000 in damages for violation online law.

Official court documents stated that the Arab man in his 20s had filed a lawsuit against his colleague at work, demanding that he pay him Dh50,000 in moral and psychological damages for insulting, abusing and threatening him through voice messages sent to him via WhatsApp.

The man also presented evidence of the offensive voice message from the defendant to court.

The judge decided that the plaintiff be awarded Dh10,000 in compensation for the moral and psychological damages After hearing from both parties,