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PNP starts arresting vapers

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Man who raped and killed eight-year-old boy Obaida to be executed

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Feb. 28, 17 | 9:30 am

Dubai’s top court affirmed on Monday that the convicted Jordanian man who was found guilty of raping and killing an eight-year-old boy in May 2016 will face the firing squad.

According to Gulf News, Nidal Eisa Abdullah, 48, was convicted by lower courts on charges of kidnap-rape-slay of eight-year-old Obaida Sedqi, also a Jordanian, from his father’s auto repair shop in Sharjah on May 20 last year.

The Cassation Court presiding judge, Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al Zarouni, rejected Abdullah’s final appeal after he asked the highest court to overturn his death sentence and push the case back to the Appeal Court for a fresh trial.

The court approved Chief Prosecutor Mohammad Sharif’s closing appeal to uphold the capital punishment since presiding judge Al Zarouni and his bench of four judges confirmed the appellate ruling.

The Cassation Court’s senior secretary Jamil Mahdi registered the irrevocable punishment — Cassation ruling — in the minutes of the hearing which the convict did not attend.

In January, the Dubai Appeal Court confirmed the death sentence against Abdullah.

The Court of First Instance had earlier pronounced Abdullah guilty and handed him a capital punishment.

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