Jail for food court groper

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An en­gi­neer had been sen­tenced to three months in jail after be­ing con­victed of rub­bing his body against a woman in the food queue at Dubai Mall. The 30-year old Le­banese de­fen­dant pressed his body onto the Emi­rati woman’s back as she waited to or­der Chi­nese food. Dubai Court of First In­stance or­dered that he must be de­ported at the end of his prison sen­tence for sex­ual as­sault. Pros­e­cu­tors said the in­ci­dent took place in July 2015. The 37year old vic­tim was with her sis­ter or­der­ing lunch when she said she felt some­one touch her from be­hind. She said that when she turned around he pressed his fin­ger to his lips and said “shhh”. He de­nied the in­ci­dent took place. The con­victed man is al­ready ap­peal­ing the ver­dict.

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