QATAR: NEPALI MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDERING QATARI NATIONAL
June 4, 2018:
A court in Qatar has sentenced death penalty to a Nepali man by a firing squad for murdering a Qatari national Umair Mohammed Umair Al Ramzani Al-Nauimi. (Sources: kathmandupost.ekantipur.com, 04/06/2018)
A joint bench of Primary Court (Criminal) presided by Judge Mustafa Al Bedahewi sentenced the capital punishment to Anil Chaudhary of Aurahi-1, Mahottari. Chaudhary was arrested on the first week of April, 2017 for his alleged involvement in the murder of a Qatari national.
Meanwhile, the Nepali Embassy in Qatar has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court of Qatar seeking to save the life of the convicted.
Prior to the incident, Chaudhary was working at a car ash company as a general labour. He is now being kept at the Central Jail.
Likewise, the Nepali Embassy in Qatar has sought 30,000 Riyal (around Rs 600,000) from the Nepal government as fees to defend Chaudhary at the Supreme Court. The Foreign Ministry has forwarded the request to Labour Ministry which has forward it to Foreign Employment Promotion Board where the matter is being discussed.