DUBAI // A woman who sent a text message to a dentist threatening him and his wife’s life was given a suspended sentence on Monday.
The Dubai Criminal Court heard that in July 2012, A S, 42, a Croatian, had sent a message to S P, 60, from Denmark, saying: “I will end your life and your wife’s. Your life is short now and your wife is as good as dead.”
After sending the message, she asked the dentist for money.
S P said in records that he became friends with the defendant in 2010.
“She had financial problems and asked for money so I gave her some several times. Then she started taking advantage of the situation and asking for more money so I refused,” he said.
Prosecutors attached a copy of the message sent from the defendant in the case file .
A S told the court that she did send a text message to the victim but denied that her message contained any threatening words.
“I just asked him for financial help because we are friends,” said AS.
She was handed a three-month suspended jail term.