UAE's Public Prosecution highlights penalty for misleading justice

Whosoever, with the intention of misleading justice, changes the condition of persons, places or things, conceals evidence of the crime, or submits false information in that respect knowingly, shall be sentenced to detention: official

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Close-Up Of Gavel And Hammer On Desk

Image used for illustrative purpose. Close-Up Of Gavel And Hammer On Desk

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ABU DHABI - In a post published on social media, the Public Prosecution highlighted the penalty for changing the condition of persons with the intention of misleading justice.

According to Article 266 of the Federal Penal Code, whosoever, with the intention of misleading justice, changes the condition of persons, places or things, conceals evidence of the crime, or submits false information in that respect knowingly, shall be sentenced to detention.

The Public Prosecution published this information as part of its ongoing campaign to promote legal culture and raising public awareness.

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