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Kuwaiti eve-teaser in soup - Dotemirates
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Kuwaiti eve-teaser in soup

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: A Kuwaiti man in his 20s ran to a police station in Hawalli area seeking protection against a person who allegedly attacked him, reports Al-Anba daily. Apparently, officers at the police station were surprised to see the young man parking his car in front of the station and running into the premises in a jittery state after leaving the car’s ignition switch on. The young man recounted parking his car at the entrance of a university and trying to woo a lady just before a man driving a salon car suddenly rammed into his car from...


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Cheating husband bites, beats and divorces wife in UAE

A man in Sharjah has been accused of biting and abusing his wife on Wednesday. The Arab man admitted that he did indeed bite his wife but that he did it because he was emotionally overwhelmed. He expressed remorse and apologised for his actions, as per Emarat Al Youm report. His wife refuted his excuse, asserting that he did not do it in a fit of anger.  He abused her more than once, as in addition to biting her, he hit her with a mop and kicked her several times.  This happened when she discovered that he had been cheating...
37 minute 17 second

Company owner charged for forging deposit bill in UAE

A criminal court in Sharjah has charged an owner of a firm with forgery for tampering with Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) deposit bill. The Arab suspect, the owner of business services offices, has allegedly changed the value of deposit amount from Dh3,000 to Dh5,000. During the hearing session, the defendant denied the allegation saying that an accountant, who worked for a company owned by his relatives, presented the forged receipt of the Sewa deposit, and not him. A witness said that they had received a complaint from the legal advisor of Sewa stating that a forged document was...
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Wife divorces husband for stealing friend's photos from her phone in UAE

A man was fined Dh1,000 and jailed for one month for stealing personal photos of a woman from his wife's phone in Fujairah.  The victim had filed a complaint against the husband of her friend, according to Arabic news reports. After calling him in for questioning, Dibba Fujairah police found numerous personal photos of the woman in his phone. He confessed that he had taken advantage of his wife sleeping to transfer the photos to his device.  Her family tried to convince her not to divorce him but to no avail. Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news alerts...

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Man rapes maid in car, gets 5 years jail in UAE

A man in Fujairah has been sentenced to five years in jail for raping a maid on Wednesday. The GCC national had gone to an agency to hire a domestic helper. Upon reaching an agreement, the duo left the premises to go to his home. Before reaching their destination, the man raped the woman in the car. He then promptly returned her to the agency, saying she was unfit for the work. The woman filed a complaint against the man, who was detained and interrogated over the incident.  Although the accused denied the rape charge, a medical report provided sufficient...
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Man charged with double murder after acid attack on wife, boyfriend in UAE

A 30-year-old Sri Lankan man has been charged in Sharjah Criminal Court with two counts of murder after he poured acid on his 23-year-old wife and her boyfriend. The wife died on the spot while her boyfriend succumbed to his burn injuries after a few months. The case dates back to December 2017. The Sri-Lankan national - identified as Prishni - was arrested at the airport while waiting for his flight to flee the country. The woman - identified as PI and her boyfriend identified as Pradeep. K - were reportedly having sex when the accused threw acid on them....
10 hour 35 minute

Woman on trial in Dubai for 'insulting Islam'

A woman disrespected Islam during a brawl in Dubai, a court has heard. The woman was charged with blasphemy at the Dubai Court of First Instance on Tuesday. The incident took place on January 23 and a case was registered at the Bur Dubai police station. Prosecutors referred the Jordanian sound technician, 31, to trial under the federal law against discrimination and hatred of 2015. The complainant, a 40-year-old Palestinian clerk, said the defendant assaulted her along with her accomplice. "I also heard her as she blasphemed and talked inappropriately about Islam." The complainant's 24-year-old sister, a clerk, told the...