Six get 6-month jail for prostitution

DUBAI — The Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance has sentenced eight Chinese women, all visitors, to six months in jail each, for indulging in flesh trade.

By Mary Nammour (Our staff reporter)

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Published: Sat 10 May 2008, 9:38 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 7:05 PM

All the defendants will be deported after serving their sentences, the court ordered.

The Chinese women were charged with running a prostitution ring from an apartment in Raffa area. They were apprehended by the police on December 1 last year following a raid on the apartment. They were indulging in flesh trade under the cover of offering massage services.

In the raid, the police recovered condoms and pornographic CDs among other items from the apartment.

Drug abuse

DUBAI — The Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance yesterday sentenced an Emirati, I.B, to four years in jail after finding him guilty of possessing and consuming drugs.

I.B, 23, unemployed, was found possessing six rolls of heroin.

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