x Abu Dhabi, UAE Friday 21 July 2017

Jail for Dubai hotel employee who molested tourist

A hotel porter has been jailed for molesting an American woman he helped carry the luggage for.

DUBAI // A hotel worker who molested a guest after taking her luggage to her room, was today sentenced to six months in prison.

The Bangladeshi KH, 30, helped the 37-year-old American tourist with her bags as she checked into the Millennium Airport Hotel on the morning of August 5.

When they arrived at her room he grabbed the woman's hand and put his arm around her neck. However, she stopped him before he could go any further.

At the Criminal Court, he denied a charge of sexual assault.

He will be deported after completing his prison term.

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