Man Complains About 'Getting Failed' In Driving Test, Fined Rs 87 Lakh & Sent To Jail In Dubai

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A 25-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to three months in jail and a fine of  Dh500,000 (approximately Rs 87 Lakhs) for abusing Dubai’s Road Transport Authority (RTA) in a mail.

According to the complaint, the man accused the RTA of ripping of poor people by making them intentionally fail in driving tests and forcing them to repeat the test.

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He wrote the mail after he failed in a driving license test last year.

The RTA  reported the incident to police who booked him under the UAE laws that prohibit ‘mocking and humiliating a public authority’.

During questioning, the man admitted to sending the email using his iPhone. 

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“I’m not guilty. I sent an email in which I was just trying to explain what happened with me,” the man told judges.

“I was under frustration,” the accused argued in court.

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