Lacking Dubai princess ‘handed stopwatch by guards to rely time in captivity’
Dubai’s lacking princess was taunted by her guards who gave her a stopwatch to rely down her time in captivity, it was revealed as we speak.
Princess Latifa, who was reportedly kidnapped two years in the past, mentioned she was instructed by a feminine guard she might be held within the villa complicated she is being stored captive for an additional 12 months.
David Haigh, a human rights lawyer representing Princess Latifa, obtained the texts concerning the stopwatch final yr.
He desires her to be delivered to the UK and claimed she has been denied medical care by her captors.
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Describing the second he obtained the texts he mentioned: “When I received the message about the timing device and the picture from Princess Latifa I was devastated, I knew it meant they planned to keep her there for a long time.
“I also realised it was part of a cruel game, part of a three year long programme of torture.
“People need to realise how dangerous this situation is and that Latifa urgently needs help and support from the outside world.”
Princess Latifa wrote: “Just to let you know, guard woman told me to prepare to stay one more year…and got me this [the stopwatch] to make the time go faster.”
Beneath the textual content was an image of a brand new yellow digital counter nonetheless in its plastic packaging.
She additionally drew a diagram of the sprawling constructing she is being held in – believed to be simply yards from Dubai’s vacationer seashores widespread with British celebrities.
It reveals her small room is on the primary flooring of the primary villa constructing, behind bushes and gates, not removed from blocks on both facet the place on-site police are primarily based.
In movies filmed final yr from the toilet and launched final week she claimed the villa has been transformed right into a jail, with bars on the home windows, including that she is just not allowed outdoors.
Associates of the princess mentioned she was kidnapped by her father’s elite commandos from a luxurious yacht whereas crusing within the Indian Ocean in 2018.
Final week, the United Arab Emirates embassy in London mentioned in an announcement that Princess Latifa is “ being cared for at home, supported by her family and medical professionals”.