The Scot is now celebrating after Middle Eastern prosecutors dropped drug charges following a campaign backed by influential lawyer Radha Stirling and Kenny MacAskill MSP (Minister for Justice).
Radha Stirling said the upcoming World Cup in the country forced prosecutors to drop charges in what would have been a 'potential PR nightmare for the state'.
She said: "Qatar would not have wished for Conor to be arrested again in another country.
"Such an arrest would have raised too much media alarm against the country that’s been under a lot of media scrutiny this year.
“I am very happy we were able to bring Conor home and privileged to have helped him and his lovely family.”
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