The Dubai Police has been asked by the Dubai Public Prosecution to initiate criminal proceedings against five people of Indian origin on charges of cyber crime and abuse using the internet/social media.
Investigations by the Dubai Police have confirmed that one of the persons involved manipulated and circulated false social media posts giving the impression that the gold jewelry sold by the brand is impure and fake. The said person has during the investigation process admitted that he had logged in and slandered the company. The investigation against the others is under process.
The maligning posts were made viral across social media platforms, especially on WhatsApp groups. The posts further claimed that the UAE showrooms of Kalyan Jewellers were sealed and the owners arrested.