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Dubai Royal Family Responds To Allegations Of Holding Princess Latifa Hostage Since She Tried To Flee The Country In 2018

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Dubai’s royal family has responded to allegations made by Princess Latifa in secret recordings that she has been held hostage against her will since 2018 when she tried to flee the country.

In the secretly recorded videos released this week, the princess, who is daughter to Dubai ruler, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, said she feared for her life and she was told by police officers she wouldn’t ‘see the sun again.’

The footage prompted global calls for a UN investigation.

The UN human rights agency then asked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide proof that the princess is still alive.

The royal family through the UAE embassy has now released a statement but there was no video or photo released with the family’s statement which could serve as proof of life, nor did the embassy give any details about her condition.

Dubai royal family responds to allegations of holding Princess Latifa hostage since she tried to flee the country in 2018

“In response to media reports regarding Sheikha Latifa, we want to thank those who have expressed concern for her wellbeing, despite the coverage which certainly is not reflective of the actual position,” the family said in a response which came via the UAE embassy in London.

“Her family has confirmed that Her Highness is being cared for at home, supported by her family and medical professionals.”

“She continues to improve and we are hopeful she will return to public life at the appropriate time.”

Princess Latifa’s father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is one of the richest heads of state in the world, the ruler of Dubai and vice-president of the UAE.

With the help of friends, Princess Latifa tried to flee Dubai to start a new life in February 2018.

“I’m not allowed to drive, I’m not allowed to travel or leave Dubai at all,” she said in a video recorded just before her escape.

But days later, the princess was captured by commandos on a boat in the Indian Ocean. She was flown back to Dubai, where she has remained ever since.

Her father in response said he was acting in her best interest.

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Kidnappers And Killers Of Takoradi Girls Sentenced To Death : Court Rules

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The Sekondi High Court has sentenced two persons arrested in connection with the kidnapping and deaths of four girls in Takoradi have been convicted of murder and sentenced to death.

The suspects, Samuel Udeotuk Wills and John Oji were charged for kidnapping and subsequently murdering Ruth Abakah, 19, Priscilla Blessing Bentum, 21, Ruth Love Quayson,18 and Priscilla Koranchie, 15.

The two pleaded not guilty to eight counts of conspiracy to commit murder and murder.

The presiding judge, Justice Richard Adjei Frimpong, however, gave Nigerians Samuel Udoetuk Wills and John Orji 30 days to appeal the judgement if need be.

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Teacher Slashes Colleague With Machete Over An Internship Lady In School

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The Police in Kirinyaga County is currently on hold of a teacher for allegedly slashing his colleague teacher in the same school with a machete.

A report by OB network in Kenya indicates the incident took place at Karoti Girls’ High School following a disagreement between the suspect and the victim over a lady who is doing an internship at the school.

It is has been reported that the suspect who is believed to be having a love affair with the internship lady picked intelligence that his colleague is trying to have sexual advances with his partner.

This actually led to a fist exchange with his colleague in the staff common room causing a huge drama as students of the school leaving their classes to watch what was happening.

Mr Alfonse Orina, was subsequently rushed to hospital with injuries all over on his head.

The lady who is in the middle of this pathetic drama is reportedly a fourth-year student at the university who is only in the school for only 6 months undertaking her teaching practice.

“The two male teachers are in a love affair with one female teacher. We have also recovered the weapon he reportedly used to attack his colleague in the school compound,”

The Mwea East police boss Daniel Katavi confirmed the news as he indicated the suspect has been charged with an attempted murder.

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Tsatsu Tsikata Represented Me In Court For Free : Mahama

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John Mahama, Former President has revealed that his lead counsel, Tsatsu Tsikata, represented in court for free.

The petitioner in the just-ended election petition case also took the opportunity to appreciate his team of lawyers led by Tsatsu.

He acknowledged them for doing their best to put up a strong case even though they lost.

In his address on issues relating to the dismissal of the 2020 election petition on Thursday, March 4, John Dramani Mahama revealed that his lead counsel, Tsatsu Tsikata represented him without taking a penny.

“I wish to place on record that the service rendered to me by my legal team in this petition was gratis – free,” he said.

Furthermore, Mahama applauded his team of lawyers whom he described as a colossus of legal minds for fighting for their course.

Meanwhile, on March 4, the Supreme Court dismissed John Mahama’s challenge to the 2020 presidential election results in the election petition trial.

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