Strict laws of the United Arab Emirates: three years in prison for a kiss
15-year-old boy from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (UAE) has been sentenced to three years' imprisonment in a juvenile detention for having kissed sisters-twins.
I asked the father of 13-year-old girls complained to the police. The case went to trial, which evaluated the boy's behavior as "sexual harassment" and "sexual abuse" and sentenced him to prison.
The defendant is also charged with trespassing on someone else's territory, but that the charges were dropped after the girl reported that let him into the house voluntarily.
During the hearing, the boy admitted that he repeatedly visited the house at the invitation of the hosts, who willingly allowed him to kiss her. The judges also ordered the behavior of girls. Their parents are encouraged to take action on them disciplinary action, according to Newsru.co.il citing local media.
The United Arab Emirates is very strictly enforced sharia law. There is prohibited extramarital sex, homosexuality and prostitution. Penalties can be very severe. Even public displays of love relationships, such as hugging or kissing, considered a violation of moral standards and can be punished by a fine.