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UAE - Plumber in dock for harassing shopper

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The 26-year-old Indian plumber took advantage that the complainant, a Filipina, was busy shopping in the vegetable section of the store.



A plumber denied in court on Tuesday having intentionally and inappropriately touched a female shopper at a grocery store in Jebel Ali



According to prosecution records, the 26-year-old Indian plumber took advantage that the complainant, a Filipina, was busy shopping in the vegetable section of the store and allegedly hit her lightly on her back



A verdict is expected on February 11



The complainant, a 34-year-old customer service assistant, said that the incident took place on August 9, last year. "I yelled at him and threw a carrot piece I was holding," she told the prosecutor



The footage taken from the surveillance cameras at the supermarket showed the defendant passing by and stopping next to the woman. What happened later was not covered by the cameras



The complainant identified the man featured in the footage as the one who sexually harassed her
UAE - Plumber in dock for harassing shopper