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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred a 39-year-old Asian visitor to criminal court for sexually assaulting a woman inside an elevator in Dubai.
The incident dates back to last August, when the victim was walking towards her residence in Al Nahda Area.
She had doubts that she was being followed by someone.
As she arrived near her building’s elevator, the defendant appeared out of the blue and entered into the same elevator.
The defendant took advantage of the victim’s vulnerability and groped her.
The scared victim screamed and immediately left the elevator once it opened.
When the victim told her husband about the incident, he immediately filed a police complaint against the defendant.
Police identified the defendant and apprehended him on sexual assault charges.
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