- The death sentence of Fakri Radwan Andalusi, a Tunisian national, has been postponed
- The sentence, which was due to be carried out on Thursday morning, was extended
- Abdullah Hussein Jadoula, a Somali national, was killed
The death sentence of Fakri Radwan Andalusi, a Tunisian national, has been postponed. The Qatari attorney general’s office said Thursday that the sentence had been extended. According to Tunisian media reports, Tunisian President Kayse Saeed has thanked the Emir of Qatar for extending the death penalty.
Fakri al-Andalusi, a young Tunisian man, was sentenced to death at 5am on Thursday. Following the execution notice, Fakri called the Tunisian radio station Radio Jawara for help and the incident went viral.
As the whole country came to know about it on the radio, it also went viral on social media. President Case Zaid was forced to intervene in all campaigns. Case called on the Emir of Qatar to postpone the execution. Fakhri’s mother in Qatar also appealed to Qatari authorities to acquit her son. Abdullah Hussein Jadoula, a Somali national, was killed.
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