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TODAY   |  July 23, 2013

Woman jailed for reporting rape released, pardoned

Interior designer Marta Deborah Dalelv said she will return home to Norway as soon as possible after being jailed in Dubai for 16 months. After reporting her own rape, she was charged with perjury and having had extramarital sex.

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>>> a woman sentenced to 16 months in prison after reporting her own alleged rape is planning to return home to norway as soon as possible. the interior designer said she was assaulted during a business trip to dubai but officials there charged her with perjury, having extramarital sex and drinking alcohol . she was pardoned on monday.