A South African woman and her Emirati employer have been jailed after being found guilty of having sex outside marriage in Khor Fakkan.
RH, 22, and the man, MH, her employer at a dive school in the east coast Sharjah town, face charges of being in a commercial premises together after hours and having sex outside of marriage.
They were jailed for three months and six months respectively.
Families of both defendants were at Khor Fakkan court and said outside they would appeal the decision. They hoped the two would be released on bail in the mean time.