London, June 2: According to a court hearing, a British Airways airhostess was driven into a Dubai desert in a car, and raped afterwards.
The 25-year-old stewardess left her sister in a nightclub, looking for a taxi. But she agreed to be driven home from the club by a Jordanian salesman Mohammed Salem.
The girl recounted that despite repeated pleas to stop the car, the man drove into the desert, eventually pulled over and raped her in the car's backseat.
"She said she couldn't resist his strength. She did not want sex. She was struggling so hard she kicked at the car's window trying to break free and yelled at him.
"She was attacked for 30 minutes before she got away from him and called her sister, who took her to the police station," The Sun quoted a court source as saying.
Salem, who denied the rape and drinking alcohol accusations, will reappear in court next month.