Abu Dhabi police arrest man for allegedly cross-dressing
A man was yesterday charged with imitating a female after being arrested at a mall while dressed in women's clothes and holding a handbag.
MA, a Filipino, was shopping for a mobile phone when he was detained for causing a disturbance, prosecutors told Abu Dhabi Criminal Court.
Store workers were making fun of him when one took offence and called the police.
When officers arrived, the Filipino denied being dressed as a woman.
Police then searched his bag and found make-up.
The case was adjourned to December 26.
Updated: December 19, 2012 04:00 AM