Qatar upholds rare death sentence in UK teacher's murder

Qatar upholds rare death sentence in UK teacher's murderA Doha court on Sunday upheld the death penalty in the retrial of a Qatari man convicted of murdering a 24-year-old British female teacher. Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah al-Jabr was found guilty of stabbing Lauren Patterson and then burning her body in the Qatari desert in October 2013. “The defendant was fully aware of the consequences of his actions,” Doha’s court of cassation ruled.



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