(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A Sri Lankan motorist has been ordered to pay blood money of QR200,000, in association with the insurance company, to the legal heirs of an Indian motorist and his accompanying Iranian passenger, who were killed in an accident caused by his reckless driving.
The defendant was also fined QR6,000 by a Doha Criminal Court, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported yesterday. The court found him guilty of speeding and not maintaining a safe distance with the vehicle in front.
The accident took place in the Industrial Area, where the defendant's vehicle collided with the other, causing it to overturn and result in the killing of its two occupants, the daily added.Emir exchanges Ramadan greetings
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani exchanged greetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the holy month of Ramadan during a phone call he received yesterday.