Fake worker attacks maid
A man tried to rape a maid after posing as the new gardener at her boss’s villa. The 35-year-old Pakistani, who is in the country illegally, admitted to the crime and also a charge of trespassing when he appeared at Dubai Court of First Instance. On October 20 last year, the 25-yearold Sri Lankan maid saw the man in the garden of the villa in Al Barsha. He told her that he was the new gardener as the old one had left the country. The maid said she believed him and went to the kitchen. The man came in to the kitchen about five minutes later. “He locked the door and threw me to the ground before holding my throat with one hand and undressed me with the other, trying to rape me,” the maid said. She kept fighting back until the accused gave up and left. The maid then told her sponsor what had happened and he called Dubai Police. The man was arrested a few days later and police discovered he had entered the country illegally. A sentence is due later this month.