Public lashing is one of the penalties for law breakers in United Arab Emirates

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-When in Dubai, don’t tell a lie to a policeman.

Emirates 24/7 reported that one Saudi man who made a false report to a police was sentenced with three months prison term and another 50 lashes.

The man reported a fake accelerator fault while he was driving at the speed of 170 kph.

When traffic police cars were alerted and rushed into the scene in the central town of Buraidah, the driver told the police that he made a false report “just for fun.”

The police immediately arrested the driver for such a behavior.