A commercial sex worker in the UAE has been charged for the murder of a client she set ablaze for refusing to pay.
A Bangladeshi woman who works as a prostitute in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, identified only as Za, has been charged for murder after she set her drunk client on fire and locking him in the room, for refusing to pay her for her services, reports Emirate247.
The 28-year-old woman who was dragged to the Dubai Criminal Court is also accused of robbing the deceased. Police confiscated a gold chain and two phones that she stole from him.
The incident came to light on April 3, 2015, when police was alerted of the fire and the body of the badly burned man was discovered by the cops.
CCTV footages show the deceased along with three men entering the apartment at about 4pm on that fateful day.
An hour later, two women entered the flat and the victim is seen opening the door for them. At around 7 pm the two men, along with one of the women are seen leaving the house.
The victim and the suspect remained inside the house. At 10.20 pm, she is seen leaving the house in a hurry closing the door, just minutes before smoke is spotted from flat.
Police identified the two other men who were friends of the deceased and they admitted that they had gone to the apartment along with the deceased and later called for two prostitutes.