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Emirati Man Falsely Accused Of Being ISIS Member Sues Ohio Hotel And Police


A United Arab Emirates man who was falsely accused by an employee of an Avon hotel of being a member of ISIS has filed a lawsuit. Ahmed Al-Menhali is suing Mariott International, the opeators of Fairfield Inn an Suits. He is also suing two hotel employees and six police officers, saying he was wrongly targeted for wearing traditional Arab clothes and speaking Arabic. He also says he was injured during his arrest last year. The defendants have yet to comment.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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