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UAE man kills mother, stays with her body for few days

Picture used for illustrative purposes alone
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Sharjah - The police discovered the decomposed body only after they went to his flat to make him pay for some items he stole from a supermarket at knife point.



By Amira Agarib

Published: Tue 20 Dec 2016, 6:00 PM

Last updated: Wed 21 Dec 2016, 9:12 PM

The siblings and uncles of a man who killed his mother after suspecting her of practicing sorcery have pardoned him. They submitted a waiver in writing to this effect at the Sharjah Shariah Court and said they did not want blood money.
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The 29-year-old had killed his mother and stayed with the corpse for some days before being discovered by the police. The police discovered the decomposed body only after they went to his flat to make him pay for some items he stole from a supermarket at knife point.
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The defendant's lawyer has submitted all the necessary documents needed for the court to issue a pardon. The main line of defence was that the defendant was mentally ill and emotionally disturbed. A report issued by Al Amal Hospital said the defendant is "irresponsible" as he is psychotic. He also has a speech disorder.
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The medical committee conducted several tests after the occurrence of the crime - in August and November this year. Also, the accused had been admitted to Al Amal Hospital last year for mental illness.
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It was also mentioned that the patient was admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Denmark in 2010 and was diagnosed with "acute psychosis". However, after some time, he refused to continue treatment.
During the police and public prosecution interrogation, he confessed that he killed his mother, a Danish citizen of Lebanese origin. He had slit his mother's throat twice and cut her tongue out.
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He lived with his mother in Al Nakhla Tower in Al Mamzar area.
amira@khaleejtimes.com


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