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Posted On: 11 January 2009 01:42 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:09 pm

Nine face trial over assault

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Nine people are facing trial in a criminal court on charges of assaulting and firing at a person, injuring him critically. The incident took place in Al Ghuwairia locality, outside of Doha. The accused denied they shot at the victim and instead maintained they were threatened and hit when they visited the home of the victim. But police investigations revealed that the victim was intercepted by the accused while he was returning home in a four-wheel drive vehicle. They had put barriers on the street on which the man driving. He was assaulted and fired at the moment he stopped his car. Police officials from Al Shamal Public Security Department told the court they received information about the incident and rushed to the spot, where they saw blood and empty cartridges. “We investigated the incident and discovered that the victim was indeed a target,” they added. The trial is going on.