The Criminal Court yesterday sentenced a man to three years in prison after the court found him guilty of the indecent exposure of his body to a minor in Villingili.
The court identified the offender as Mohamed Saeed, 39.
The Criminal court said the brother of the male victim received information of the incident and reported to police that Saeed was attempting to have sex with the boy inside a guest house named ‘Beach View’ in Villingili.
“When police went to the guest house after receiving the information from the victim’s brother, police attended the scene and saw Saeed standing naked near the bed,’’ said the Criminal Court. “The boy was lying on the bed when the police arrived.’’
The Criminal Court said the victim told the court that Saeed went into the toilet and came out naked.
Saeed told the court that he worked in a cargo ship and came to Male’ for his vacation.
The Court sentenced him according to the ‘Act on special actions against sexual abuse to minors’ section 22[a] and 22[b].