Indecent yacht party: Dubai Court convicts 28
Dubai Court has convicted 28 persons - men and women - mostly from Arab countries, over an incident on a yacht which included forbidden behaviour and alcohol possession, ‘Emarat Al Youm’ has reported.
Punishments included imprisonment for a year to fines.
Five accused - two men and three women- will be deported after serving their sentences.
Eight of the accused were guilty of alcohol abuse.
However, the court acquitted one of accused of a charge of possessing 110 different types of alcohol.
According to the case report, Dubai Police received reliable information that a group of men and women were going to have indecent parties on a yacht.
Police raided the yacht at 6am after it returned to the Dubai Marina. The police arrested the accused and sealed the yacht at the time.
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