MALDIVES: DEATH SENTENCE PASSED IN MURDER CASE
November 22, 2010: the Maldives Criminal Court sentenced Mohamed Nabeel, 21, to death for murdering Abdulla Faruhad, 18, of Hulhudhoo in Seenu Atoll on March 8, 2009, in revenge for harassing his sister.
The charges claimed that Faruhad was walking near Nalahiya Hotel on Majeedee Magu when he was forced into the âUN Parkâ in front of Sosun Store and was asked whether he had been abusing Nabeelâs younger sister. Faruhad denied but Nabeelâs gang tortured him. Faruhad ran down Majeedee Magu to escape but was stabbed in the back with a paper cutter by Nabeel. (Sources: BBC, 23/11/2010)