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Indian gets 15-yr jail term in Dubai

A court in Dubai has charged the electrician (30) with premeditated murder of a colleague.

india Updated: May 10, 2006 14:33 IST

A court in Dubai has sentenced an Indian man to 15 years' imprisonment for stabbing a compatriot to death.

The Dubai Court of First Instance charged the 30-year-old Indian electrician with the premeditated murder of the man at a labour camp here.

The accused was cutting onions in the kitchen when he picked up an argument with the victim.

The electrician then stabbed the victim in his heart.

A watchman at the site notified police, and a paramedic team tried to save the life of the victim, Gulf News reported quoting court records.

First Published: May 08, 2006 10:59 IST