Oman’s Public Prosecution has issued a warning to rumourmongers that they could be jailed for three years. The Sultanate has seen several rumours spread. Posting of fake news has also been an issue and the country’s Health Ministry has urged residents and citizens to visit the official channels for news updates. The relevant legislation is Article 115A of Oman Sultani Decree No. 7/2018 which relates to circulating rumours and Article 16 of the Law on Combating Cybercrime issued (Article 16 of Oman Sultani Decree No. 12/2011) and Article 330 of Oman Sultani Decree No. 7/2018 which relates to circulating fake news and the relevant penalties.