Princess Latifa ‘heard boots and shots’ ahead of she was kidnapped

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isturbing new details of the kidnap of Princess Latifa in which she tells how the seem of photographs and significant boots signalled her capture now included fresh new pressure on Dubai’s ruler to make clear her destiny.

In films filmed in 2019 at a villa in which she said she was a “hostage”, Latifa claimed she assumed some of her protectors had been shot but continued battling right up until she was tied to a stretcher and passed out. It emerged today that the villa exactly where she was detained underneath armed guard is near to Dubai’s Jumeirah beach.

Latifa’s father, Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, has defied requires to show she is harmless and absolutely free her from captivity in the villa, wherever she has reportedly been held because 2018. No messages have been been given from her for various months.

In formerly unseen video messages received by Sky Information, Latifa tells of the minute she was seized: “I can listen to weighty boots, um, and individuals screaming and gunshots. I realized somebody had boarded and the gunshots sounded extremely near. It was very terrifying. We went up and they all had their guns pointed at us.”

She claimed she was then flown to the UAE in a private jet and in the beginning held in a mobile. Following currently being taken for a shower, she claimed she saw in a mirror “my confront was so bruised and swollen”.