Dubai: An Emirati businessman who threw a party in Dubai to celebrate the birthday of an Indian woman has been arrested along with 22 others including the birthday girl for "indecent partying", a media report said on Tuesday.
The Emirati businessman was arrested for organising parties and dancing and serving alcohol in his villa located in Al Garhood in Dubai. Two other Emiratis and over 20 young women have also been arrested, Khaleej Times reported.
The police received information that the businessman identified only with his initials MAS was organising unbecoming parties in his villa.
The police raided the villa at midnight on Friday and arrested SN and TM seen dancing with women in a way that could be described as indecent. The fourth suspect TH was found watching the proceedings. Many alcohol bottles were also found placed on tables, the report said.
The businessman confessed that he had been organising such parties in the villa for many years and that particular party was organised to celebrate the birthday of an Indian woman who was present along with her sister.
The police arrested more than 20 women including young Emirati girls, it said. Some of them confessed to have lied to their families so that they could attend the party. While some of the women were arrested on arrival, others were found dancing, it said.
The businessman and other suspects have been referred to the Dubai Public Prosecution for further investigation.
In Dubai, residents have been warned against such indecent activities and authorities have asked parents to monitor their children....