DUBAI // Two men caught having sex in a car were sentenced to a year each in prison this morning.
According to records, a bus driver, KM, 24, Pakistani, and an employee GK, 33, Filipino, performed oral sex on each other in a parked car in International City.
MORE UAE NEWS: Our pick of today's top local news stories
Last Updated: June 23, 2011
Universities to start year with Dh428m funds shortfall Institutions claim the funding system requires urgent changes as three of the country's largest universities face major shortages at the start of the academic year. Read
Fuel pumps to restart or Enoc, Eppco ordered to close in Sharjah Emirate's rulers announce ultimatum to Enoc after Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed directs Adnoc to adress the month-long shortage. Read article
Dubai Zoo debate heats up The 20,000 square metre park is constantly criticised, with even officials admitting animals have hardly any space to enjoy. Read article
Expatriates reveal why they adopt national dress and customs Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but Emiratis say expatriates who adopt their customs and clothing should also conform to the behaviour expected of nationals. Read article
Records said that on April 7, a police car patrolling the English cluster noticed a Toyota with two men sitting oddly in the back seat. KM was found nude, while GK was not wearing his trousers.
Patrol officers said they found semen traces on the backseat, and when they asked the two what had happened, admitted to the crime.
During investigations, KM said he had met GK a month before and was in a relationship with him, but GK said the two men had met 30 minutes before they were caught.
"I am very ashamed about my fault, and apologize for what I have done concerning having sex with a man," GK wrote to the judge.