A TIME­LINE OF THE MUR­DER CASE OF AZAN MA­JID

Khaleej Times - - NATION -

may 30, 2017 — Azan Ma­jid went to nearby Mosque for prayers and didn’t re­turn home, re­ported miss­ing may 31 — The boy found dead on the rooftop his build­ing near Muroor Road, Abu Dhabi June 5 — A Pak­istani na­tional, who is a rel­a­tive of the de­ceased boy, ar­rested over the crime June 10 — The Abu Dhabi Po­lice re­lease a video footage of the ac­cused dis­guised as a woman (wear­ing an abaya). The po­lice say the ac­cused used a rope to stran­gle the boy au­gust 5 — The Abu Dhabi Pub­lic Pros­e­cu­tion charges the ac­cused with pre­med­i­tated mur­der, rap­ing the child, cross­dress­ing and driv­ing a car with­out a num­ber plate au­gust 8 — The ac­cused de­nies killing the child au­gust 23 — Par­ents of Azan Ma­jid seeks death for the killer oc­to­ber 24 — Pros­e­cu­tion says the ac­cused plot­ted the boy’s mur­der for months oc­to­ber 31 — The ac­cused says in court that he was never at the crime scene novem­ber 27 — The Abu Dhabi crim­i­nal court sen­tences him to death Jan­uary 22, 2018 — The ac­cused ap­peals to the court against his death sen­tence april 17 — The Abu Dhabi Ap­peal Court re­jects the ap­peal, upholds the death sen­tence

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