A Palestinian businessman allegedly punched and threatened to kill a woman in Dubai's Global Village on which she filed a complaint against him to Dubai Police.
The trial was conducted on Wednesday at a Dubai court, following the police complaint.
The 37-year-old man allegedly threatened the woman in front of other people in Global Village, was arrested.
He attacked her, punched her numerous times on the face and body, grabbing her by the neck and causing her to fall down.
He didn’t stop threatening her even on arrival of police, she told the prosecutor.
The complainant is an investor; she was going to her shop in the Kuwaiti pavilion in the Global Village when the incident occurred.
She said, "I was having a talk with a man about the merchandise in the shop when I was surprised by the defendant entering from the backside of the shop and about to pounce on me.”
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The 47-year-old Jordanian complainant said, "He took me by surprise, punching me in the face while saying that he would slay me. People, who happened to be around, took him away from me and called the police."
The woman carried a medical report that indicates bruises and scratches on her face and arm.
The case was registered on December 21, 2017, the current complaint were lodged at Al Barsha police station. The woman said the suspect's attack left her with back and abdomen pain.
"The defendant's brother went to the police station and said he had nothing to do with his behaviour. He requested the police to help him stop his brother from calling him and pushing him to threaten me," she said.
The victim added that the suspect at some point before the incident occurred called her a witch and that she needs to repent to God or he would kill her in a violent way.
The article originally appeared on Khaleej Times.