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Indian charged in UAE for forcing wife into prostitution

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:34

Dubai: An Indian man has been charged with human trafficking in the UAE for forcing his wife into prostitution while another compatriot was charged for having sex with the woman on several occasions against her will.
Indian identified only as AS, 38, is said to have brought his 30-year-old spouse to the UAE in 2011 before threatening to kill her and their three children if she refused his wishes, a court here heard.

The husband was also said to have pretended not to know that the men he was bringing to his room were there for sex.

Prosecutors charged AS with human trafficking and fellow Indian EK, 34, was charged with having sex with AS`s wife on several occasions against her will, a media report said today.

Both men denied the charges at the Dubai Criminal Court yesterday.

Prosecution records show that AS started asking his wife to have sex with EK, who owned the room in which AS and his wife of 13 years lived in.

The woman refused but was beaten and deceived into having sex.


First Published: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:34
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