British businessman gets ten more years over Dubai ‘theft’

British businessman Michael Smith, 51, who was due to be freed from a Dubai prison two months ago has had another ten years added to his sentence – after being tried three times for the same alleged crime A British businessman who was due to be freed from a Dubai prison two months ago has had another ten years added to his sentence – after being tried three times for the same alleged crime. Michael Smith, 51, was first arrested on charges of stealing from a property firm owned by the emirate’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in 2009 and was tried two years later.

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Publish date : 31 December 2017 | 3:54 am

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