Sex-on-beach pair 'to appeal'

A lawyer for a British pair jailed in Dubai for having sex on a beach has vowed to appeal.

A Dubai judge has ordered the two to be jailed for three months for engaging in sex on a public beach this summer.

Judge Hamdi Mustafa Abu el-Khair sentenced Michelle Palmer, 36, and Vince Acors, 34, to three months in jail and imposed a fine of £202 (€150) and deportation from Dubai after serving their sentence.

The two defendants were not in court to hear the verdict but their lawyer today vowed to appeal.

Palmer and Acors were arrested in July and later charged with sex outside marriage, public indecency and drunkenness.


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