Police officers and army personnel caught running sex and alcohol parties on private shipBy Mason White 4:45 PM March 25, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
Nearly 30 people were arrested on charges of committing an act that may lure to commit sin after being found on a ship participating in an alcohol and sex party, police in the United Arab Emirates said.
Dubai Police said that the group of 28 men and women, included police officers and army personnel.
Police said that they received a tip that several police officers were organizing parties with the express purpose of having sex and drinking alcohol.
An investigation found that the officers had rented a yacht in the Dubai Marina, to host sex parties. The yacht was placed under surveillance, and a raid was staged one morning around 6:00 a.m., as it docked in the marina.
All the people on board were drunk and were taken into custody. Police found 101 bottles of alcohol. The seized alcohol includes vodka, beer and whiskey.
Of those arrested, 15 were men between the ages of 21 and 43. 4 men were police officers while 3 men were members of the Army.
13 women were arrested. The women were dressed in revealing clothes and the men were in shorts. Prosecutors charged all 28 suspects with the commission of an act that could attract sin.
Two men and two women were accused of having consensual sex outside marriage.
Nine were accused of consuming alcohol without a license, while the party organizer was charged with possessing 101 bottles of alcohol.