UAE frees Canadian man acquitted of militancy, set to leave on Wednesday

May 31, 2016 9:59 PM

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OTTAWA The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday freed a Libyan-Canadian man acquitted of aiding militants and he is set to leave the country on Wednesday, campaigners on his behalf said in a statement.

Salim Alaradi and two Libyan-American businessmen - Kamal Eldarat and his son Mohamed - had been charged with supporting Libyan militants but were cleared by a UAE security court on Monday.

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