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British/Irish grandfather’s UAE jail nightmare after disagreement with hotel staff over visiting fri

52 year old John Murphy, from Blackheath in London has already spent 6 weeks in a UAE jail he describes as “like Dante’s Inferno.” He now faces a further 2 to 3 years sentence plus deportation due to a “fabricated charge of sexual assault” made against him by hotel security staff, who claimed that John “sexually assaulted both of them repeatedly in the crowded hotel lobby.”

This type of charge is commonly laid by Arabic men against Western men following any kind of physical confrontation, as evidenced in the world famous Jamie Harron case of 2017

John, a devout Christian and father of 3 has a proud British forces background and his engineering skills led to him becoming Operations Manager for the Emaar f