A Pakistani was sentenced for six months for threatening his co-worker who committed suicide. On Thursday, a Dubai Court of First Instance gave six months jail to a man who provoked his co-worker and he committed suicide after he threatened him to shame. The Pakistani defendant threatened the victim to share photos of the latter performing an indecent act and the victim committed suicide.
In July 2017, the Filipino co-worker was reported to have hung himself in the washroom of a trading company’s accommodation at Al Muhaisnah. According to the policemen when they arrived at the place they found him hanging and a suicide note which was written by him in which he urged the 23-year-old Pakistani’s punishment.
According to the police officials, the Pakistani accused was a dyer by profession. He once found that his Filipino co-worker was involved in a homosexual affair with another co-worker.
The accused hiddenly earned photos of the Filipino indulging in an indecent act with another colleague and threat him to give him an iPhone 5 and if he doesn’t do so he will disclose those clips.
An Emirati policeman said in records, “We were alerted about a suicide at the workers’ accommodation. We found the Filipino man’s body hanging from the ceiling. He had left a handwritten suicide note in which he asked for the arrest of the Pakistani suspect. During questioning, the defendant alleged that he knew that the Filipino was gay and had been involved in an affair with another colleague.
“The defendant claimed that after his countryman colleague left the UAE, he sent on WhatsApp photos of the Filipino undressed and performing an indecent act on him. He forwarded those explicit images to the Filipino and threatened to circulate them via WhatsApp if he didn’t give him an iPhone 5.”

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