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VAW: Final verdict on death of Rola Ya3cub by end of month


After the Cassation Court, headed by Judge Joseph Semaha, on January 2, 2017, reversed the appeal submitted by victim Rola Ya30cub’s husband accused of killing her (c.f: and referred him to the North Criminal Court for causing her death (c.f: , the final verdict is expected to be out this October 30, according to Akhbar newspaper yesterday. Al Akhbar wrote that on that date, the file will be closed of the murder five years back of the young woman in front of her five daughters. Citing the victim’s family lawyer, the newspaper said there is no indication of what the decision would be and that all what is said prior to that are only presumptions, hoping it will rule fair for Rola, given the progress of proceedings and testimonies in this case. Recalling the case, Al Akhbar said it saw many twists and turns, in reference to the indictment issued in 2014 by the North investigative judge which prevented the trial of the suspect for insufficient evidence (c.f: The victim’s family appealed the decision before the Grand Jury in the North which issued its accusative decision in 2016, noting that violence has caused the death of Rola Ya3cub. Hence, Al Akhbar went on to say, the decision came which accused the husband of the death of his wife and issued an arrest warrant against him. (Al Akhbar, October 12, 2018)

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