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BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 12 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8417

Doctor held in UAE may soon be released: The lawyers for Cyril Karabus, the South African doctor accused of manslaughter over the death of a patient in the United Arab Emirates,1 are hopeful that he may soon be released. A hearing on 6 December was adjourned when the prosecution was still unable to produce the medical files relevant to the case, weeks after the defence requested them. The judge ordered …

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