British Man Dies In Dubai Police Custody

A British man has died in police custody in Dubai.

Lee Bradley Brown, 39, from east London, died on Tuesday after he was taken to a Dubai police station where he was allegedly assaulted and put into a cell.

It has been reported that Mr Brown, was arrested over a row at the luxury hotel Burj Al Arab hotel.

As Dubai police look into his death, the UK Foreign Office have called for a full investigation.

The UK Consul General has spoken with senior police in Dubai but made no comment that Mr Bradley was assaulted.

The Foreign Office spokesperson said: "We can confirm Lee Brown's death on 12 April while in police custody. Our thoughts are with Mr Brown's family at this very difficult time.

"The Consul General has spoken directly to the Dubai Police at the highest level on a number of times to stress the importance of a full investigation.

"The police have assured us that they are investigating and we are remaining in close touch with them."

Four other Britons are currently held at the same police station.


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