UK woman ar­rested in Dubai af­ter re­port­ing rape

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Abu Dhabi:

A Bri­tish tourist has been ar­rested in Dubai on charges of ex­tra­mar­i­tal sex af­ter telling Po­lice a group of Bri­tish na­tion­als raped her in the United Arab Emi­rates, ac­cord­ing to a UK-based le­gal ad­vice group called De­tained in Dubai.

“This is tremen­dously dis­turb­ing,” Radha Stir­ling, the group’s founder and di­rec­tor, said in a state­ment. “Po­lice reg­u­larly fail to dif­fer­en­ti­ate be­tween con­sen­sual in­ter­course and vi­o­lent rape.

It is un­der­stood that the For­eign Of­fice is also in con­tact with two other Bri­tish na­tion­als.

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