Dubai cop charged with brutal rape of Japanese tourist

Read us | Listen to us | Watch us | Join Subscribe to our YOUTUBE |

Afrikaans Afrikaans Albanian Albanian Amharic Amharic Arabic Arabic Armenian Armenian Azerbaijani Azerbaijani Basque Basque Belarusian Belarusian Bengali Bengali Bosnian Bosnian Bulgarian Bulgarian Cebuano Cebuano Chichewa Chichewa Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Simplified) Corsican Corsican Croatian Croatian Czech Czech Dutch Dutch English English Esperanto Esperanto Estonian Estonian Filipino Filipino Finnish Finnish French French Frisian Frisian Galician Galician Georgian Georgian German German Greek Greek Gujarati Gujarati Haitian Creole Haitian Creole Hausa Hausa Hawaiian Hawaiian Hebrew Hebrew Hindi Hindi Hmong Hmong Hungarian Hungarian Icelandic Icelandic Igbo Igbo Indonesian Indonesian Italian Italian Japanese Japanese Javanese Javanese Kannada Kannada Kazakh Kazakh Khmer Khmer Korean Korean Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kyrgyz Kyrgyz Lao Lao Latin Latin Latvian Latvian Lithuanian Lithuanian Luxembourgish Luxembourgish Macedonian Macedonian Malagasy Malagasy Malay Malay Malayalam Malayalam Maltese Maltese Maori Maori Marathi Marathi Mongolian Mongolian Myanmar (Burmese) Myanmar (Burmese) Nepali Nepali Norwegian Norwegian Pashto Pashto Persian Persian Polish Polish Portuguese Portuguese Punjabi Punjabi Romanian Romanian Russian Russian Samoan Samoan Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic Serbian Serbian Sesotho Sesotho Shona Shona Sindhi Sindhi Sinhala Sinhala Slovak Slovak Slovenian Slovenian Somali Somali Spanish Spanish Sudanese Sudanese Swahili Swahili Swedish Swedish Tajik Tajik Tamil Tamil Thai Thai Turkish Turkish Ukrainian Ukrainian Urdu Urdu Uzbek Uzbek Vietnamese Vietnamese Xhosa Xhosa Yiddish Yiddish Zulu Zulu

DUBAI, UAE – A Dubai police officer has been charged with the brutal rape of a tourist in Hatta.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

DUBAI, UAE – A Dubai police officer has been charged with the brutal rape of a tourist in Hatta.

The 24-year-old Japanese woman was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, raped and threatened with death by the 25-year-old Emirati SA, the Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance was told. He denied the charges in court today.

Chief Prosecutor Khalid Al Zarooni asked the court to implement the death penalty if SA were convicted.

The officer was arrested after five months of investigation by the Dubai Police, Lt Col Ahmed Al Merri, Director of Criminal Investigations, told prosecutors.

On March 14, six days after the tourist arrived in Dubai, she took a public bus to Hatta, records show.

“I was trying to find the Hatta heritage village and was looking at the map trying to find instructions,” she said.

About 1.25pm a black 4×4 with tinted windows arrived and the driver asked whether she was lost. He then offered her a ride to the heritage village.

According to her statement, he instead drove her to a deserted area, where he told her that if she did not have sex with him he would kill her. At that point, he slapped her, punched her and raped her in the front seat of the car.

She said she feared for her life and did not seek help immediately after SA dropped her off at the bus station.

“I had no confidence in anyone and I cannot speak English very well, so I took the bus and travelled back to Dubai,” she told prosecutors.

The Dubai Police head of criminal investigations, the head of tourism security and and the chief criminal investigator of Hatta police collected DNA evidence and located all 4×4 car owners in the village, records show.

“SA was arrested after we contacted him numerous times and he refused to appear for questioning. We then convinced him and collected a DNA sample, which matched three samples collected from the victim,” Lt Col Al Merri said.

The court will reconvene on December 14.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email