Citizen in Oman arrested for promoting immoral activities online
April 26, 2018 | 10:07 AM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: A citizen has been arrested for promoting immoral activities on social media, the Royal Oman Police announced on Wednesday.

According to police officials, the man had published a video on social media and was encouraging people to indulge in immoral activities.

The officials said, "Police at Al Khoud station arrested a citizen on charges of violating public morality by using the Internet to publish a video on social networking [websites] encouraging people to perform immoral acts, which is in violation of the provisions of the IT Crimes Law."

The accused was referred to judicial authorities for further investigation.

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