Pros­ti­tute jailed for killing client

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A woman has been sen­tenced to 15 years in jail for mur­der­ing a busi­ness­man. The Bangladeshi, 29, who is a sex worker, was on trial at Dubai Court of First In­stance over the death of In­dian Parathi Rahul, 39. The court heard how she locked him in­side his apart­ment af­ter he had drunk­enly col­lapsed, set fire to it and fled on April 3 last year, leav­ing him to die of smoke in­hala­tion. She de­nied start­ing the fire, al­though she ad­mit­ted steal­ing. Pros­e­cu­tors said Rahul of­fered the de­fen­dant Dhs1,000 and that the pair had sex. Dubai Pub­lic Pros­e­cu­tion had ear­lier asked for the death penalty. She will be de­ported af­ter serv­ing her jail term.

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