Sri Lankan jailed for molesting Indian boy
A Sri Lankan lifeguard in Dubai has been jailed for six months for molesting a 13-year-old Indian boy here last year.
The 23-year-old Sri Lankan man, identified by his name's initials MH, confessed to meeting the boy May 26 last year in a building in Jumeirah Village here, The National reported Tuesday.
A Pakistani security guard, identified as MK, called police when he found MH and the boy in a women's toilet.
MH told the court that the boy began to ask him about topics of a sexual nature and then asked if he could provide him with pornography.
"I told him I didn't have any and left," MH was quoted as saying.
The defendant said he then met the boy two days later.
"He again started talking to me about sex topics, then suggested that we do a sex act at the women's changing room, therefore we headed there," he added.
The boy's father claimed MH lured his son into the changing rooms by promising him new sports gear.
He claimed that the defendant tried to convince his son to take off his clothes but he refused.
"He told me that the man then started pleasuring himself," the father said.
The lifeguard will be deported after completion of his jail term.
(Posted on 11-02-2014)