UAE: GULF SINGER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING EX-HUSBAND
May 31, 2016: The Court of Appeals in Al-Ain upheld the death penalty in the murder case of Emirati poet and director Ahmed Al-Balooshi.
According to the case files, Ahmed Al-Balooshiâ€™s former wife Badriya â€“ a Gulf singer known as Budoor Al-Ain â€“ plotted with her fiancĂ© to murder her former husband, reported local Arabic dailyAl-Ittihad.
The incident occurred in 2014 when Ahmed Al-Balooshi visited social support centre in Al-Ain to meet his only daughter who was living with his former wife. However, he was not able to meet his daughter.
He was ran over by his former wifeâ€™s fiancĂ© as he came out of the centre.
The former wife of the poet watched the scene while sitting in her car.
He had suffered critical injuries and had passed away a few hour later. (Sources: GDN, 31/05/2016)