x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Dubai torture dad sentenced to six years for theft in separate case

A man accused of torturing his 8-year-old daughter to death with the help of his lover has been sentenced to six years in jail for theft in a separate case.

A man accused of torturing his 8-year-old daughter to death with the help of his lover has been sentenced to six years in jail for theft in a separate case.

The criminal court in Kalbaa, Sharjah, sentenced HS, a 29-year-old Emirati, in-absentia yesterday for breaking into a pharmacy in the city and stealing cash and psychotropic drugs.

He also broke into a vehicle parked nearby and stole money, Al Ittihad, The National’s Arabic language sister newspaper reported.

Police records show that the man had confessed to both crimes.

The father is accused of torturing his two daughters, Wadeema, 8, and Mira, 7 as well as killing Wadeema, with his girlfriend AM, 27, who is also Emirati.

That case is currently ongoing.

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