Rule of Law Prevails – 17 Indians sentenced

UAE court sentences 17 Indians to death

DNA tests indicated involvement in fatal stabbing incident.


A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced 17 Indians to death over the killing of a Pakistani following a dispute involving illegal trade in alcohol, a newspaper reported on Monday. Consumption, possession or trade in alcohol is completely banned in Sharjah.

The Sharia court in Sharjah sentenced the men to death following DNA tests indicating involvement in the fatal stabbing, Khaleej Times reported.

In the UAE, Sharjah is the only emirate where the consumption, possession or trade in alcohol is completely banned.
The sentence is thought to be the largest number of people sentenced to death at one time in the UAE. According to the newspaper, three Pakistanis who survived the attack said that 50 people had assaulted them with knives. Those convicted men are 17-30 years of age

2 Comments so far

  1. Halid (unregistered) on April 2nd, 2010 @ 1:46 am

    God forbide bad things.

  2. Halid (unregistered) on April 2nd, 2010 @ 1:48 am

    God forbide bad things.let d justice 2 justify

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