The 37-year-old Bangladeshi appeared at Dubai Court of First Instance yesterday, where he denied charges of kidnap and rape. Prosecutors have asked for the death penalty if he is convicted.
The incident happened in February, according to court records, when the Pakistani boy was praying at a mosque near his home in Al Rashidiya.
The court was told he met the defendant, who started chatting to him. The boy said: “He told me he had some toys to show me, but I refused to go with him.”
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