Cook accused of raping his friend’s girlfriend at knifepoint


A 23-year-old Sri Lankan cook allegedly raped his friend’s girlfriend at knifepoint after barging into her room in Jebel Ali.

He faced charges of rape, making criminal threats and consumption of alcohol without a licence as he stood trial in the Court of First Instance.

The 23-year-old Belarusian victim, who works as a receptionist, said the defendant knocked on her boyfriend’s room door, asking for him.

The case has been adjourned to October 27th.