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The Straits Times, Singapore, 1 December 1997

Cane for rapist

An Islamic court in Abu Dhabi last week sentenced an Emirati businessman to 80 lashes in public for raping his Filipina secretary four months ago, Emirates News said yesterday.

Mubarak Mussa Abdullah had been jailed and was to be flogged near a mosque, the paper said, without specifying the prison term. The unnamed victim plans to appeal for a heavier sentence and damages. -- AFP.

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