UAE executes 'Reem Island Ghost'

UAE executes Reem Island Ghost
The Emirati woman, Alaa Bader Abdullah Al Hashemi, 29, was accused of stabbing the American school teacher.

Abu Dhabi - Hashemi had been sentenced to death after being found guilty of stabbing to death Ibolya Ryan, 47, a mother of three, in a toilet of the shopping complex on December 1, 2014.

By Wam

Published: Mon 13 Jul 2015, 11:21 AM

Last updated: Tue 14 Jul 2015, 2:09 AM

Ahmed Al Dhanhani, Attorney General for the State Security Prosecution, has announced that on Monday morning, July 13 2015, the ruling of The State Security Circuit of the Federal Supreme Court No. 73 of 2015 on the execution of Alaa Bader Abdullah has been carried out, following the approval of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Earlier, the Public Prosecution had charged the accused with murdering Ibolya Ryan, an American citizen, whom the defendant deliberately stabbed to death, with an intention to kill, and of seeking to stir fear among those living in an apartment in one of the buildings along the Abu Dhabi Corniche.
The accused tried to detonate a homemade bomb near the door of the apartment with the intention of killing all the tenants, but it did not explode.
She was also accused of illegally collecting prohibited explosive materials and of having assembled these without a licence.
She was also convicted of having established and managed an e-mail account with a false name to disseminate activities of the terrorist organisations.
She also published information with an intent to harm the reputation and prestige of the State and its symbols.
She also provided funds to a terrorist organisation with the prior knowledge that the funds would be used in committing terrorist operations.
The accused committed these crimes to spread terror and with an intent to cause death and provoke terror among the people and threaten the State's security.

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