The 37-year-old man threatened to slay the woman in front of other men in the Global Village.
A Palestinian businessman, who assaulted and threatened to kill a Jordanian woman unless she dropped a complaint she had filed against him earlier with the Dubai Police, has been sentenced to three years in jail.
The 37-year-old businessman threatened to slay the woman in front of other men in the Global Village.
The Court of First Instance earlier heard the man did not stop at that point but also assaulted her and punched her several times on the face and body, grabbing her by the neck and causing her to fall down.
She got a medical report showing that she was left with face and arm bruises and scratches. The court ordered his deportation after he completed his jail sentence. The case dates back to December 21, 2017, and the present complaint was lodged at Al Barsha police station.
The 47-year-old complainant, who is an investor, said she was going to her shop in the Kuwaiti pavilion in the Global Village when she was suddenly assaulted by the accused. "I was having a talk with a man about the merchandise in the shop when I was surprised by the defendant entering from the backside of the shop.
"He took me by surprise, punching me on the face while saying that he would slay me. People who happened to be around took him away from me and called the police."
Even after the police arrived and arrested the defendant, he kept threatening her, she told the prosecutor. She was taken to a nearby clinic and later to a hospital where she was given a medical report.
She said the defendant's assault left her with back and abdomen pain in addition to bruises and scratches all around her face and head. She also complained of contusions in her arm.
"The defendant's brother went to the police station and said he had nothing to do with his behaviour. He requested the police to help him stop his brother from calling him and pushing him to threaten me," she said.
This article has been adapted from its original source.
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