A British businesswoman is facing up to three years jail in Dubai after allegedly having sex with an Irishman in the back seat of a taxi.
Rebecca Blake was accused of having sex outside of marriage and being drunk in a public place, and was held in cells for five days after the incident, The Sun said.
Croydon-born Blake, who is head of risk at Manpower Professional, was reportedly arrested alongside Conor McRedmond after a drinking binge.
The pair had apparently met at an all-you-can-drink event at The Irish Village hotel bar, said the Telegraph.
According to the police report, the driver became angry after allegedly witnessing them kissing and stopped to complain to police in a patrol car parked nearby. Upon his return with an officer, Blake and McRedmond were reportedly having sex on the back seat.
Gulf News said the pair strongly deny the allegations and say they were just hugging.
The website quoted a source as saying Blake and McRedmond were: “Boozed up when they were reported to a nearby police patrol that they indulged in sexual activity in the taxi rear seat in an area close to Dubai Marina.”
However Blake, 29, has since insisted she was alone. She told The Sun: “It’s all total bull****. I have no idea where these sex allegations have come from. I was arrested for having a bottle of beer in the back of a cab. That was all.”
Consumption of alcohol in an unlicensed premises is punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of up to £340, the Daily Mail reported.
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