Dubai: the government breaks its silence on Princess Latifa

Dubai: the government breaks its silence on Princess Latifa

A princess from Dubai, who announced in a video in March that she was fleeing the emirate, has since been “brought back” from her family and “well,” a source close to the local government said today. breaking the silence around an incredible affair. “What I can confirm is (…) that she was brought back,” said the source on condition of anonymity. The source said she did not know where Sheikh Latifa bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, 32, had been found and by whom, asserting that she is now “with her family” and that she is “well” . Cheikha Latifa, a daughter of the Emir of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, appeared in a video on YouTube in March to announce her “escape” from her country where she says she was abused by her father. “I’m doing this video because it could be the last one I’m doing,” she began. She said she was the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed and an Algerian mother, Houriya Ahmed, and she had already tried to escape in the past. Cheikha Latifa explained that her escape was “the beginning of her life, of her freedom”. The cause of the princess was relayed by a private group based in the United Kingdom, “Detained in Dubai”, which claims to help victims of injustice in the United Arab Emirates. The group had launched a powerful media campaign after what it had presented as the forcible arrest on 4 March of a boat off the Indian coasts aboard which were the princess and several foreign nationals, including the Frenchman. American Hervé Jaubert. He had had trouble with the UAE, including financial malfeasance. The Dubai government’s close source said the princess’s fate was a “private affair” that was “exploited” by a “gang of crooks” and by Qatar, the Emirates’ main rival in the Gulf. The two countries broke off diplomatic relations in June 2017. “This is an internal issue that has turned into a soap opera that has itself become a bitter plan to tarnish Dubai’s reputation and Sheikh Mohammed, “said the source. She added that there would be judicial follow-up to this case. READ ALSO: ” Dubai: the secret story of the failed escape of a princess

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