California judge dismisses human trafficking charges against Saudi princess

By REUTERS
September 20, 2013 19:47

 
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SANTA ANA, Calif.,  - Human trafficking charges against a Saudi princess accused of holding a Kenyan servant as a virtual prisoner in her California home were dismissed by a judge on Friday after prosecutors said they were unable to corroborate the allegations.

The 42-year-old princess, Meshael Alayban, smiling broadly, left the Santa Ana courtroom a free woman after the judge dismissed her $5 million bond, returned her passports and ordered that a electronic monitoring device be removed from her.

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