UAE: MAN GIVEN DEATH PENALTY BY DUBAI COURT FOR KILLING HIS EMPLOYER
July 22, 2014: MR, a 31-year-old Pakistani clerk who killed his employer and robbed him before fleeing the UAE, was awarded death penalty in absentia by the Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance.
The court however acquitted the convictâ€™s compatriot MA, 36, technician, due to lack of evidence.
The Dubai Prosecution had accused the two men of killing their employer and stealing Dh80,000 through forged cheques in addition to Dh92,000 that they withdrew by using his ATM card.
The prosecution charged that the two had planned to kill IR and prepared a knife and plastic bags prior to committing the crime in May 2009.
The court records show that the victim died after MR stabbed him on different parts of his body. (Sources: emirates247.com, 22/07/2014)