Monday, 23 October 2017 04:24 GMT
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UAE - Man who ran over Emirati executed

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) A Sri Lankan national, who was sentenced by the Sharjah Shariah court for murder, was executed by the firing squad on Tuesday morning.



The man, R.K, planned the murder, and ran the UAE victim's car over him after luring him to the desert, court records said. During police interrogation, R.K said the motive behind the murder was sexual assault



The 19-year-old Sri Lankan, a shopkeeper, planned and lured the victim to a desert area in Sharjah. He drove the Emirati's car and ran over him after which he came back to his accommodation from where he was arrested. Though the victim offered to pay the blood money, the family of the deceased refused



The Sri Lankan was to be executed on Sunday but his execution was postponed due to a national holiday


UAE - Man who ran over Emirati executed