Man sentenced to 25 year-jail term after Qatar robbery results in death

A lower criminal court in Qatar has sentenced a man to 25 years in prison, after his attempt to rob a house in Ain Khaled in 2013 led to the death of the homeowner and injury to his son.

The sentence, which was handed down this week, took into account charges of attempted murder and robbery, assault that led to the death of the homeowner and breaking and entering at night with a weapon, according to Al Raya.

The defendant was also ordered to pay QR200,000 (US$55,000) to the victim’s family in blood money.

Both the defendant and the victim were Qataris.
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Source News: Doha News
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