Briton facing jail in Dubai for touching man's hip hopes to be home soon

Complainant drops charge after Jamie Harron from Stirling put his hand on him to avoid spilling a drink in a crowded barA Briton facing three years in jail in Dubai after touching a man’s hip in a bar is hoping he may be home soon after his accuser dropped the complaint against him.Jamie Harron, from Stirling, was arrested for public indecency after putting a hand on the man to avoid spilling a drink as he moved through a crowded bar, campaign group Detained in Dubai (DiD) said. Continue reading...

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