x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Emirati naval officer's trial begins in US

Trial of Emirati accused of confining a Filipina servant to his home without payment begins.

The US trial of an Emirati naval officer accused of confining a Filipina servant to his home in Rhode Island began yesterday.

The officer, Col Arif Mohamed Saeed Mohamed Al Ali, who was studying at a US naval college, pleaded not guilty to visa fraud and lying to officials.