A 44-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to life for stabbing his spouse to loss of life in broad daylight on the parking zone of her workplace in Dubai after suspecting infidelity, in keeping with a media report on Sunday.
The courtroom heard that Vidhya Chandran, 40, a mom of two, was stabbed to loss of life by her husband, Ugesh C S, on September 9 final yr.
Hailing from Kerala, Vidhya was presupposed to fly dwelling along with her youngsters that night time to rejoice Onam, the Gulf News reported.
While Vidhya’s household mentioned her husband had been harassing her for a number of years, Ugesh informed police that he suspected she was dishonest on him by having an affair with one other man, the paper mentioned.
According to official data, the sufferer’s supervisor testified that he had referred to as her, however she did not reply his calls. He then requested an worker to search for her.
“I went outside and I saw her covered with blood and [lying] motionless. She was stabbed and I think she was dead when I saw her,” the 32-year-old Indian supervisor mentioned.
The police recognized the sufferer and her husband, who had entered the UAE on a go to visa. The husband was arrested the identical day in Jebel Ali.
The defendant mentioned that he had acquired a textual content message from his spouse’s supervisor, alerting him that his spouse was in a relationship with one other man.
“The defendant claimed that he was talking to the manager about the message as he too was suspicious of her behaviour. When his wife came, she got angry with her husband because he had embarrassed her in front of the manager,” a policeman mentioned.
After a heated argument, he stabbed her thrice with a knife and left the spot.
The Dubai Court of First Instance discovered the defendant responsible and sentenced him to life in jail, to be adopted by deportation. The verdict will probably be topic to attraction inside 15 days from July 20, the paper mentioned.
Reacting to the decision, Vidhya’s elder brother Vinay Chandran mentioned he appreciated the life sentence given to the convict although the household was anticipating a capital punishment for him.
A buddy of Vidhya within the UAE mentioned the sufferer struggled to make ends meet and would generally reside on biscuits to ship cash dwelling.
“Though she was constantly harassed by her husband, she silently suffered everything and just lived for her daughters,” she mentioned.
In the UAE, a life sentence means a 25-year jail time period.
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