A one-night stand earned a man and a woman a year in prison yesterday for having consensual sex. The Dubai Court of Misdemeanours also sentenced the man to an extra month for drinking alcohol.
MA, 44, from Morocco and SS, a 29-year-old Russian woman, met at a bar in a five-star hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road in April last year.
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The pair went to MA's apartment and had sex twice, but later SS fell from the room's first-floor window.
She suffered cuts and bruises and was put in a taxi by MA but the cab driver was suspicious and flagged down a police car.