Man attempts rape of 'wife' of 7,000 years
Jan 18,2008 00:00 by UPI
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Officials in the United Arab Emirates jailed an Indian man in the attempted rape of a woman he claimed to have married 7,000 years ago.

Al Arabiya on Friday relayed an account in Thursday's Gulf News that the woman told police the man broke into her home and attempted to rape her.

The woman, who is married, alleged the man then told her to treat him with respect and promised to return the next day.

Police arrested him the following day when he returned to the woman's home. He told the police the woman was his wife and they married 7,000 years ago.

Authorities ordered the man deported.

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