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A 33-year-old Asian blacksmith was arrested and referred to criminal court for molesting an 8-year-old girl in a Dubai sharing house.
The little girl’s mother testified that on the day of the incident, she asked her hungry daughter to head to the main kitchen and grab some food, and noticed that the defendant went into the kitchen at the same time.
When the victim’s mother asked the defendant about the reason he went to the kitchen, he immediately apologised and seemed to be under the influence of alcohol.
The worried mother noticed that her daughter was nervous, and decided to ask if the defendant interacted with her by any mean, but the scared girl claimed that he did not.
Half an hour later, the mother asked her daughter again to find out that the defendant had approached the girl and molested her. The girl said yes.
She immediately informed her husband, who then reported the incident to police.
The family asked their daughter whether the defendant approached her at any time before the current incident, and the girl revealed that he also molested her while she was playing at the house’s backyard.
When police arrived, the defendant pretended to be asleep, and seemed to be inebriated state during his arrest.
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The victim during the investigation said that while she was at a music concert in Dubai Media City she felt that a man approaching her from the back, and acting inappropriately.
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