Arrests made after disappearance of teacher in Doha

Police have made several arrests in connection with the disappearance of a British primary school teacher in Qatar, local authorities said.

Doha police said they cannot confirm whether Lauren Patterson had died or what had happened to her. Credit: Facebook

Lauren Patterson, 24, was reportedly last seen leaving a five-star hotel in Doha with a group of men in the early hours of Saturday and is feared dead.

In a statement on the Gulf state's Ministry of Interior website, officials said: "The police has arrested the suspects of a European woman's murder.

"The case has been referred to Public Prosecution to complete further judicial procedures applicable in this regard."

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Men held over missing Doha Brit

Police have arrested multiple suspects in connection with the murder of a British primary school teacher in Qatar, local authorities said. Lauren Patterson, 24, was reportedly last seen leaving a hotel in Doha with a group of men on Saturday.