x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Abu Dhabi man who hid in fridge to escape custody loses appeal

An Indian man who fled police custody by hiding in a fridge had his appeal against his two-month prison term rejected on Wednesday.

An Indian man who fled police custody by hiding in a fridge had his appeal against his two-month prison term rejected yesterday.

He was being held on theft charges at a police station in Abu Dhabi but hid in a fridge in the food hall while guards were distributing meals to inmates.

He was arrested at Dubai's airport.

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