A British woman has been handed a jail sentence for assault in Dubai after a hotel lobby prank ended with a man receiving a broken nose. Expat Asa Hutchinson, 22, and a British friend, 26, were found guilty of assault by Dubai Criminal Court following an incident in May last year, after a group of her friends took prank selfies with a Swedish businessman and then slapped him to wake up him - resulting in a fight. But Ms Hutchinson originally from Chelmsford in Essex, claims she was just an onlooker, and has been a victim of Dubai's "unfair" legal system. She was part of a group of three men and two women accused of assaulting a 54-year-old Swedish IBM executive on May 27. The three other members of the group were not charged. The court had previously heard that the man was asleep on a sofa at a restaurant in Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC after a brunch, reported Dubai's The National news. The man claimed that the group approached and took a … [Read more...] about British woman, 22, handed jail term in Dubai after ‘witnessing’ fight
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MUM-of-three Ellie Holman is finally home after facing up to a year trapped in Dubai after she claims she was arrested for drinking a glass of wine on the flight there. Here's what we know about her and what her case is about. Who is Ellie Holman and why was she arrested? Ellie Holman, 44, is a mother-of-three from Sevenoaks, Kent, who is originally from Sweden. She is a registered dentist and also has a "facial aesthetics" clinic offering cosmetic treatments such as lip filler and anti-wrinkle injections. Ellie lives with partner Gary and their children Suri, nine, Noah, eight, and Bibi, four. On July 13 she flew to Dubai with Bibi and was stopped at immigration. An official said her visa had expired and she would have to return to London. She reportedly travelled on a Swedish passport. She said the thought of getting back on another long-haul flight with her young daughter was "unthinkable" and she got in a tense standoff with the officer. She said he then asked if she had been … [Read more...] about What happened to Ellie Holman in Dubai, why was she arrested and how old is her daughter?
Wales 8 August 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-45119366 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The family of a Welsh tourist who was fined £36,000 for speeding in a Lamborghini say he is being forced to stay in Dubai.Farah Hashi, 25, … [Read more...] about £36k speeding fine man ‘stuck in Dubai’
THREE Brits have revealed how their fun nights out abroad landed them behind bars – including a woman jailed in Dubai because a man touched her shoulder. Rebecca Blake, Daniel Bransbury and Josh Lomas Mears faced jail sentences on their respective trips to Dubai, Miami and Thailand. Their stories are told as part of a four-part 5Star series Young, Dumb, and Banged Up in the Sun. The documentary features young Brits who find themselves thrown in the slammer abroad while on holiday or living as expats. From being accused of having sex outside marriage, to being framed for fraud, their tales show the harsh realities of what befalls Brits who take things too far. Here are their stories:Rebecca Blake: arrested in Dubai for 'having sex outside marriage, public indecency and drinking without a licence For Rebecca Blake, things turned disastrously dark after she shared a taxi with an Irish man after a booze binge in Dubai. The 35-year-old, who had moved out to the Emirate, met the man at … [Read more...] about Brits reveal nightmare trips that landed them behind bars – including a woman jailed in Dubai because a man touched her shoulder
YEREVAN, JULY 30, ARMENPRESS. Police have apprehended a 41 year old internationally wanted Armenian man at the Dubai International Airport on July 30. The information was provided by the UAE Interpol office to the Armenian Interpol office. The man, Aram Vardanyan, is wanted by Armenian law enforcement agencies for armed kidnapping. Police said they are currently organizing the extradition of the fugitive. Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan … [Read more...] about Armenian internationally wanted fugitive arrested in Dubai airport