Dubai: How to File a Police Complaint Against a Colleague for Workplace Insults

Dubai: How to File a Police Complaint Against a Colleague for Workplace Insults

In Dubai, reporting slander is straightforward and can be done quickly from home through the Dubai Police’s digital platforms.

Making insulting comments toward anyone is illegal. According to the penal code, individuals found guilty of such offenses may face up to two years in prison and fines up to Dh20,000.

Here’s how you can file a complaint:

What You Need:

  • Emirates ID
  • Contact Details of the Offending Colleague: Name, address, car plate number, phone number, and workplace
  • Details of the Incident: Specifics of what happened, including the words used, date, and time
  • Nearest Police Station: Location of the police station closest to you

Steps to File a Complaint:

  1. Log In to the Dubai Police Website: Dubai Police Website
  2. Access Reporting Services: Click on the 'Reporting Services' option.
  3. File Criminal Complaint: Select 'File Criminal Complaint'.
  4. Provide Details: Fill in the necessary information. In the case type dropdown menu, choose 'Insulting case'.

Questions You Might Need to Answer:

  • What specific words were used by the defendant(s)?
  • When were the insulting remarks made (date and time)?
  • What could have been the motive behind the insults?
  • Were there any previous conflicts between you and the defendant(s)?
  • Did you also use any negative words against them?

Upon submitting the form, the police will contact you for further details. You can follow up on your complaint through the Dubai Police website.

By making use of the Dubai Police's accessible digital services, you can efficiently report workplace insults and take the necessary legal steps to protect your dignity and well-being.

News Source: Khaleej Times

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