CanadianAlaradi leaves UAE following release after two years

Salim Alaradi, a Canadian Libyan has left the United Arab Emirates after being detained for two years in the country.

His family was delighted after he safely left the country after two years of being in prison in the UAE. His family said that it was a great news and posted a video of him sitting on a flight leaving Dubai on Thursday.

Alaradi was acquitted of aiding militants and accused of providing supplies to groups in a foreign country without permission of the U. A. E. government and also collecting donations without the government's permission in the country. The man as well as two Libyan-American businessmen, Kamal Eldarat and his son Mohamed were charged with acquitted of aiding militants but were clared by the by a UAE security court on Monday.

Alaradi, who is 48 years old, was not guilty in the case on Monday but he wasn't immediately released and his family had appealed to the Canadian authorities to help bring him safely back home. Alaradi's family said that their Lawyer in the UAE was informed around 10 p. m. local time on Tuesday that the man can be picked up from the Abu Dhabi prison

Alaradi's Canadian lawyer said that the man will travel to Istanbul where he will meet his family and receive immediate medical treatment. Once he is healthy enough, the family will return to their home in Windsor, Ontario in Canada.

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