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Shepherd jailed for biting ear of wife’s ex-boss

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A shepherd, who bit off a chunk of the ear of his wife’s former boss following a hearing of a labour-related case in Dubai, has been jailed for six months.

The woman was sacked from the restaurant by her Sudanese boss and she lodged a lawsuit against the latter in May.

Accompanied by her 49-year-old Sudanese husband, the woman attended the hearing at the Dubai Labour Court.

After the hearing, the husband walked out behind his wife’s ex-boss, jumped on the man’s back near the entrance and bit his ear.

The man threw the defendant off his back before he saw a piece of his ear between his attacker’s teeth. The victim bled profusely and was rushed to hospital.

On Monday, a Dubai court convicted the defendant of assaulting the victim. The accused, who pleaded guilty, will be deported following the completion of his sentence.