Saudi man jailed in Dubai for having consensual sex with hooker
A man from Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to one year in jail for having paid sex with a prostitute in Dubai, although, he claimed that he hired her for a massage only.
The Dubai Court of First Instance jailed the 34-year-old Uzbek woman, D.R., for three years for prostitution and she will be placed under police surveillance for three years, the Gulf News reported.
According to Sunday's judgement, D.R. and the 32-year-old visitor, B.A., were also sentenced to a month in jail for consuming liquor.
The Saudi countered his accusations by saying that he did not have sex with the prostitute and just tried to be sociable with her after consuming alcohol.
Meanwhile, D.R. entered a guilty plea after confessing to prostitution and consuming alcohol.
Presiding judge Mohammad Jamal said that the accused will be deported following the completion of their punishments.
On the other hand, B.A.'s lawyer has argued that his client did not hire the prostitute for paid sex but for a massage at his hotel.
The Uzbek woman has asked the court for a swift and lenient judgement.
According to Dubai Police's forensic examiners, there were traces of semen and DNA on the bedsheet and D.F.'s underwear.
Prosecution records do not specify how the defendants were arrested in October.
Court records said that the woman has confessed that she had stayed in Dubai illegally and that she smuggled her way into the UAE through Al Buraimi.
She also admitted that she had been deported from the country earlier for working in the sex industry.