Princess Haya, the daughter of the former king of Jordan

The authorities in Dubai insisted Sheikha Latifa had been “vulnerable to exploitation” and was “now safe in Dubai”. At the time, Princess Haya echoed the statement, saying it was “unimaginable that this thing has gone so far from the truth”.But now, just over six months later, sources close to Princess Haya told the BBC that she had discovered disturbing facts about Sheikha Latifa’s attempt to flee and been subjected to increasing hostility and pressure from members of her husband’s extended family.