UK Woman Faces Jail for Adultery in UAE
Angry hubby reports illegal affair; wife might get up to a year
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted May 26, 2009 11:29 AM CDT
A British woman is facing jail time after her husband reported her affair to officials in Dubai.   (Shutterstock)
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(Newser) – A British woman's cheating heart might land her in the Dubai clink after her husband told on her, the Times of London reports. Adultery is illegal in the United Arab Emirates, where Sally Antia, 43, and her husband have lived for a decade. Antia confessed in a Dubai court and said she’d flown her lover in from Britain.

He denied the adultery charge. Antia’s husband is reportedly filing for divorce and seeking custody of the couple’s 11- and 13-year-old kids. Sally Antia, who faces a year in jail, “is mortified,” a source told the Sun. “Her husband has wrought the ultimate revenge. She is trying to come to terms with the fact her life and career could lie in tatters. No one here believes she would be able to cope with prison.”