Lawyer of British woman arrested for having drunken sex in Dubai taxi says driver fabricating story

Al Shummari argued before the appellate court that the driver's claims were fabricated and he gave an inconsistent statement.

Judge Sultan released the pair on bail until the judgment next month. Prosecution records said when the driver spotted the couple kissing, he pulled over in front of a police car and honked.An Emirati police corporal claimed that he spotted the couple in an intimate condition.

The corporal, who according to records looked through the window for nearly four minutes, claimed that the couple was involved in an indecent movement that made him think they were having sex.Advocate Al Shummari stressed before the appellate court that the malicious driver fabricated this unrealistic story because his client said he would report him to the police, the report added.

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