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According to the case, which was said to be the first of its kind in the UAE, the Emirati took between Dh1,000 and Dh1,500 in bribes from the other suspects to access the 103 rulings issued by courts in absentia and had them changed to lenient punishments.
Starting next month, "Absentia" will be released in Russia on Oct.
Takhtbhai Bar Association followed boycott from courts in the walk of Quetta attack and offered funeral prayer in absentia here on Tuesday.
However, he did not turn up at any of the hearings in court and was sentenced in absentia.
All 25 defendants were initially sentenced to 15 years in prison in absentia in June 2014, in addition to an EGP 100,000 fine.
He said he was asked by his manager, J.H, one of the defendants being tried in absentia, to purchase five mobile phone SIM cards costing up to Dh5,000.
KHARTOUM - A Sudanese court on Thursday sentenced to death in absentia a former governor who is now a rebel leader, along with another insurgent chief, a lawyer said."Seventeen people were sentenced in absentia to be executed by hanging.
If, following such procedures, Mr Merhi has not been brought under the Tribunal's authority, the Trial Chamber will be asked to decide whether to initiate proceedings against him in absentia.
The defendants, including Iraqi cleric Hadi al-Mudaressi who was sentenced in absentia, were charged with forming the February 14 Revolution Youth Coalition, which Bahraini authorities accuse of "terrorism".
Six other men standing trial in the same case remain on the run and are being tried in absentia.
Cairo: An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced Prime Minister Hisham Qandil to a jail term of one year in absentia for failing to implement a 2011 ruling, sources said, adding the verdict was merely symbolic.
ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: The Kurdish region's premiership expressed regret for the issuance of a death verdict in absentia against vice-president Tariq al-Hashimi, expressing fears that the conflict may turn into a "bitter" denominational conflict.