x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Pair jailed for dive centre tryst

A South African woman and her Emirati employer are jailed after being found guilty of having sex outside marriage.

Parents of the South African woman, RH 22, who was jailed following the court case in Khor Fakkan.
Parents of the South African woman, RH 22, who was jailed following the court case in Khor Fakkan.

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.
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