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Saturday , November 16 2019

Cassation court ‘commutes’ death penalty of Pakistani to life in jail in Indian’s murder

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: The Court of Cassation has overturned the verdict of the Court of First Instance and commuted the death sentence of a Pakistani man to life imprisonment, reports Al- Anba daily.

According to the sources the Pakistani works for a Kuwaiti family and has been convicted of stabbing to death an Indian over financial matters. The suspect summarized the incident saying he invited the victim to the outhouse of the Kuwaiti villa and demanded the victim pay the money which he had borrowed from him. He said both men were involved in a heated argument and he lost his temper and stabbed the man in the stomach with a knife.

The Indian resisted and pushed him and in a fit of anger he then stabbed the victim several times in the back, chest and abdomen until he died. The Public Prosecutor had charged the Pakistani with premeditated murder.

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