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Lawyer poses as police officer and rapes woman while threatening her with knife

By Mason White 1:02 PM February 9, 2016
Woman walking alone (illustration) 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A lawyer was arrested on a charge of rape after following a woman into an elevator and posing as a police officer before raping her, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Now, the lawyer of Dubai, who was not identified, pleaded guilty to rape and impersonating a police officer.

According to the police investigation, the woman left a coffee shop and walked home around 4:30 a.m.

When the lawyer realized that the woman was alone, he followed her with his motorcycle and parked in front of her building.

He then followed her into an elevator, and identified himself as a police officer. He pulled a knife and forced her to perform an indecent act on himself before raping her.

Once the lawyer left, the woman called the police. The woman managed to pick the lawyer out of a police lineup.