20/02/2013

Charity Claims Dubai Police Beat And Electrocute British Prisoners

Dubai police have beaten and electrocuted three British men awaiting trial on drugs charges, a human rights charity has alleged.

The three men, Grant Cameron and Karl Williams, from London, and Suneet Jeerh, from Essex, were arrested on holiday last July after police said they found synthetic cannabis known as "spice" in their car.

Reprieve claim that the the three men, all 25, signed documents in Arabic they did not understand after being threatened with guns.

The men are due in court for their first trial hearing on Thursday, charged with "consumption and possession with intent to distribute" in relation to the cannabis.

All three deny the charge.

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