A Bangladeshi salesman was awarded one year in jail for molesting a minor girl as she got off the life of her building in Al Nadha area.
SMB, 25, will be deported after serving his jail term.
According to the records, on September 11, the accused SMB, waited for the girl at the lift. no sooner than the lift door opened than he overpowered and molested her.
The victim JAF, 13, Egyptian, student testified that at around 7pm she went to call her sister who was swimming with her friends in the building’s swimming pool.
“As I was standing waiting for the lift, the door opened and the supermarket salesman walked out and was carrying some stuff we had ordered. He asked me if there was anyone in the flat… I answered him that my mother was at home. He continued walking towards our flat and I got into the lift. I proceeded to the swimming pool and when I returned, I saw him standing in front of the lift. He said in English that he had made the delivery. But as I kept walking, he shouted, 'wait' and the next moment he was over me. He said, 'We will be friends and have a
relationship.' As I rushed to my flat, he fled,” she testified.
The mother complained to the police who arrived at the building and
questioned the mother and the girl.
Policeman Mohammed Hassan, took the girl to the shop to identify the salesman. He testified that the accused first denied the crime and also attempted to flee from the place. "I had to handcuff him."
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