UAE football fans to be arrested after fights at Abu Dhabi match
UAE football fans to be arrested after fights at Abu Dhabi match

UAE football fans to be arrested after riots at Abu Dhabi match

Football fans who took part in riots during the Al Ain and Al Wahda match this weekend will be arrested according to Abu Dhabi officials.

Videos have circulated on social media showing football fans jumping from the stands to start fighting with opposition fans during the Adnoc Pro League top of the table clash.

Al Ain won the game 1-0. But Abu Dhabi Public Prosecution has said they’re looking to arrest fans caught fighting as it may have endangered the lives and safety of others.

“UAE laws provide protection for all individuals and set strict penalties for those violating laws and regulations in order to ensure the security and safety of all members of the public,” prosecutors said.

“We urge football fans to avoid intolerance on and off the field and on social media,” the force said.

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