Dutch tourist ARRESTED in Qatar on adultery charges for daring to report she was raped
The 2- year-old Dutch woman was on holiday in Doha when she was ‘rufied’ and raped
Dutch tourist, 22, arrested in Qatar after making rape claim
Claims she’d been dancing at a hotel, returned from dance floor to her drink, she believes was spiked
Woke up next morning in unfamiliar room, realizing she’d been rufied and raped.
Male suspect told cops they had consensual sex, then woman asked for money, prompting woman’s arrest for adultery. The man was arrested too
However, the woman has reportedly not been allowed to leave the country while the allegations are being looked into.
It is not yet clear when the woman will be allowed to return to her home from Qatar, with a court hearing set for 13 June likely to determine whether or not the woman will be charged with adultery.
In 2013, a Norwegian woman in neighbouring United Arab Emirates was given a 16-month prison sentence for perjury, extramarital sex and drinking alcohol after she told police she had been raped. She was later pardoned and allowed to return to Norway.
The woman has denied these allegations a spokesperson from the Dutch Embassy in Qatar confirmed, adding that the authorities in Qatar have kept in regular contact with the woman as the case continues to be investigated.
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