17 Indians facing death in UAE to appeal on Apr 7

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17 Indians facing death in UAE to appeal on Apr 7
New Delhi, Apr 7: An appeal is expected to be filed on behalf of 17 Indians on death row in Sharjah on Wednesday, Apr 7.

The appeal will be filed by Mohammad Salman, a lawyer appointed by government to represent the Indians.

The 17 Indians were awarded death sentence for killing a Pakistani in Jan 2009, over an illegal alcohol business.

According to officials, the UAE court has given a deadline of two weeks after the pronouncement of judgement within which an appeal has be filed.

The UAE government had also made it clear that its legal system guarantees a fair trial and the death sentence is subject to appeal.

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