Missing Princess Latifa appears to have been spotted in public alive and well, according to a new photograph.
The Dubai ruler’s daughter’s plight shocked the world when claims emerged she had been held captive for years against her will.
The picture of a woman with an uncanny resemblance to the young Emirati royal was posted to Instagram by ‘Shinny Bryn,” a public account with fewer than 300 followers.
This picture posted to Instagram appears to show a smiling Princess Latifa Al Maktoum with two women in a mall in Dubai.
The Mirror has been unable to independently verify whether the picture is real, or up to date.
The photograph posted two days ago appears to have been flipped, based on the mirrored writing appearing on advertising in the background of the image.
It shows face masks lying on the table, suggesting it could have been taken during the coronavirus pandemic period.
However Sky News reports the picture is understood to be thought to be legitimate and is believed to have been taken in the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai.
The woman in the photo, thought to be Latifa, smiles slightly with a coffee cup in front of her as she sits with apparent pals at a table.
The Instagram user wrote in a caption: “Lovely evening at MoE with friends” without naming or tagging Latifa.
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