A Dubai court fined the Indian man for consuming alcohol without a licence after police found him sleeping inside a Dubai Metro train.
Drunk man fell asleep on Dubai Metro thinking he was at home
DUBAI // A man got so drunk he fell asleep on a Dubai Metro train thinking it was his home, the Dubai Court of Misdemeanours heard on Tuesday.
The Indian man, D K, 28, said he drank four glasses of whisky at a friend’s house without an alcohol licence.
At 11.15pm on June 11, a police patrol was alerted to the man sleeping inside the train at Al Rashidiya Metro station.
Officers woke D K up but he was unable to stand on his feet.
After a blood test at the police station, he confessed to consuming alcohol at the house of a friend in Jebel Ali.
“I had only four glasses of whisky,” said the defendant, adding that it was not the first time he had drank alcohol without a licence.
“I am guilty,” he said in court. D K was found guilty of consuming alcohol without a licence and was fined Dh1,200.