x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Rape sentence reduced for man who raped another man

The defendant was accused of forcing the victim to have sex by threatening to publish a naked photo of him.

The Federal Supreme Court reduced a seven-year sentence issued to a man accused of raping another man to three years.

The defendant was accused of forcing the victim to have sex by threatening to publish a naked photo of him.

The victim claimed the defendant had sex with him twice, once in his car and once in his house.

The Fujairah criminal court sentenced the defendant to seven years for forced sex, but the appeals court decided it was consensual sex. The supreme court upheld the appeals court's verdict.

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