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Conor Howard younge Tranent is currently being held in a Greece after an international arrest warrant was issued for him through Interpol. Qatari authorities want him returned to the country to face a one year sentence he had no knowledge of.
They claim he passed through the country with drugs paraphernalia. Things started going wrong for the year-old engineer in October.
After a year working in Australia, he was detained by officials during a brief stop in Qatar while on a flight from Australia to the UK. He was arrested after they found a small plastic herb grinder he had bought legally in Australia as a joke gift for a friend in Scotland.
The project manager spent six hours in cells before returning home. He was unaware that he had been tried and convicted in his absence and sentenced to 12 months in lookign in the Middle Eastern state - which made him a wanted man.
Conor was detained at the airport lolking faces an extradition hearing to Qatar next week. He was drug tested in Qatar and here, both negative, both clean.
He's not Pablo Escobar, it's a wee guy from Tranent here. It is not a crime in Greece. It is not a crime in Britain but Greece are just trying to uphold what Qatar are saying.
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She told the BBC: "It is absolutely a strange case that he was arrested in the first place over carrying what is essentially a herb grinder. It could be used for tea or anything - it's completely legal in Australia where it was purchased, in the UK and in Greece. We have lookjng people arrested for having poppy black transexual escorts shawinigan on the bottom of their shoe that they picked up from a bread roll.
Mr MacAskill said he appreciated the sensitivities in dealing with the Qatari government but he is seeking a meeting with Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary.
'he's no pablo escobar, just a wee guy from tranent'
It is Qatar that's issued this warrant and it is Qatar that female escort edmonton to solve this problem. He has not committed any criminal offence, and even if it they view this as something they don't approve of, it is so trivial it cannot merit sending Qatari police officers in a plane to Corfu to bring him back to Qatar. A Foreign Office spokesperson said: "We are supporting Mr Howard and his family following his arrest in Corfu looking are in contact with the Greek authorities.