UAE: DEATH SENTENCE UPHELD FOR ABU DHABI CHILD KILLER
April 17, 2018:
The Abu Dhabi Court has upheld the death sentence of the killer of 11-year-old boy, Azan. (Sources: gulftoday.ae, 17/04/2018)
The court delivered the execution order on the 33-year-old Pakistan man.
The man raped and murdered Azan in June. The heinous crime has sent shock waves across the communities in the UAE.
The boy was sexually assaulted and was strangled to death. His body was found on the roof of an apartment building.
The court also ordered the murderer to pay Dh200,000 in compensation to Azan’s family.
The family was present at the court.