20 June 2018 :
The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal upheld an earlier ruling by a lower court which handed down the execution sentence to a Tunisian national after he was found guilty of premeditated murder.
The expat was convicted of murdering his girlfriend's former partner and received a death sentence. His Canadian girlfriend, also involved in the crime, faces 25 years in jail.
Official court documents revealed the 28-year-old Canadian woman gave her Tunisian boyfriend a knife along with the work address of her former partner. She also went ahead and shared the time when he would be alone.
Prosecutors said the Tunisian man went to the man's office located in Khalidiya area of Abu Dhabi and slashed the throat of the 28-year-old Egyptian before strangling him to death. The murder occurred on May 21, 2014.