Abu Dhabi – A man has been arrested in Dubai on Wednesday on the charges of spying for a foreign entity and stealing UAE’s secrets.
The arrest was made after a tipoff was received from a concerned Emrati about the man’s behavior. The case is likely to undergo speedy trial.
The man has also been charged with attempting to obtain classified information about the UAE.
According to the report, UAE Attorney General, Dr Hamad Saif al-Shamsi, said the public prosecution had received a notification from an Emirati citizen who felt that the man in question had been acting suspiciously.
After conducting their investigations, the tip off checked out and the man was detained. He confessed to the crimes and was promptly referred to court for prosecution, said the report.