British man jailed over bowling alley sex assault at Dubai hotel

The man was caught on camera groping the female victim at Atlantis, The Palm, a Dubai court heard

A British man was convicted of sexual assault at Dubai Criminal Court after an incident at Atlantis, The Palm.  
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A British man who groped a woman at a bowling alley inside a luxury Dubai hotel has been handed a three-month jail sentence.

The Australian victim, 32, was enjoying a night out with friends at the Atlantis, The Palm when she was inappropriately touched by the man.

She alerted hotel security who then called police.

Dubai Criminal Court heard that the incident, which occurred on September 22 of last year, was captured on the hotel's CCTV.

“My friends and I went bowling in Atlantis in Dubai and as I bent over to put on the shoes, the accused arrived and then touched me,” the woman told prosecutors.

The 34-year-old man was convicted of sexual assault at a hearing on Tuesday and is to be deported after serving his sentence.