'Tortured' Britons back in UK

Three men who allege they were tortured into confessing to drugs offences in Dubai have returned to the UK. The charity Reprieve said that Grant Cameron, Suneet Jeerh and Karl Williams are now back with their families.

Dubai police still have 'serious questions to answer'

Campaigners have hailed the return of three British men to the UK, who had been held in the United Arab Emirates over drugs possession, but said Dubai police faced "serious questions" over their alleged torture.

The release of Grant (Cameron), Karl (Williams) and Suneet (Jeerh) is welcome, but long overdue.

They were treated appallingly by Dubai police, who still have serious questions to answer.

We are glad that they are all now safely back in the UK, but the UAE's terrible record on torture must not be forgotten.

– Reprieve investigator Kate Higham

Three men allegedly tortured in Dubai return to UK

Grant Cameron, Karl Williams and Suneet Jeerh.
Grant Cameron, Karl Williams and Suneet Jeerh. Credit: Family handout.

Three men who allege they were tortured into confessing to drugs offences in Dubai have returned to the UK.

The charity Reprieve said that Grant Cameron, Suneet Jeerh and Karl Williams are now back with their families after the United Arab Emirates announced their pardoning.

David Cameron discussed their case with the President of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, during a state visit in May.

Read: British men found guilty of drug offences in Dubai

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Family 'overjoyed' after 'tortured' Briton returns home

Grant Cameron's mother has said that the family are 'overjoyed' that he has been released from prison in Dubai and returned home.

After a year of waiting, we are deeply relieved and overjoyed to have Grant back home with us after his terrible ordeal. We hope that his friends Karl and Suneet will soon also be safely back in Britain.

Obviously what Grant has been through has been very distressing for him, and the family as a whole. We’d ask that people give him the time, space and privacy he needs to settle back in.

In the meantime, we’d like to thank everyone who has helped support Grant and his friends throughout their ordeal.

– Tracy Cameron

Briton jailed and 'tortured' in Dubai released from prison

A British man who was jailed for four years in Dubai for drug offences and allegedly tortured by police has been released, his mother told ITV News.

Grant Cameron was arrested along with Karl Williams and Suneet Jeerh last year and jailed in May. Credit: Family handout

Grant Cameron, who was arrested with Suneet Jeerh and Karl Williams in July last year after police claimed to have found cannabis in their car, is now back in the family home in London, ITV News understands.

The three men were allegedly subjected to electric shocks, beatings and mock executions by officers, according to the human rights charity Reprieve.

Read: British men found guilty of drug offences in Dubai

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