UAE convicts 69 Islamists of plotting to overthrow gov't

25 are found not guilty, with remainder given sentences ranging from seven to 15 years in jail
UAE convicts 69 Islamists of plotting to overthrow gov't
By Shane McGinley
Tue 02 Jul 2013 11:11 AM

The State Security Court of UAE Federal Supreme Court this morning announced the verdicts in the case of the 94 Emiratis accused of various charges, with 25 acquitted and the remainder sentenced to up to 15 years in jail, the WAM news agency reported on Tuesday.

The court, presided over by Judge Falah Al Hajiri, gave its verdict in four separate groups. Those sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison were named as Mohammed Saqr Yousef Al Zaabi, Abdul Rehman Khalifa Salim bin Subaih, Saeed Nasser Saeed Nasser Al Tenaiji, Mohammed Jassem Mohammed Darwish Al Nuaimi, Khalaf Abdul Rehman Al Rumaithi and Jassim Rashid Al Shamsi.

A second group, sentenced to ten years imprisonment, followed by three years probation were names by WAM as Sultan Kayed Mohammed Al Qassimi, Mohammed Ali Saleh Al Mansour Al Mansouri, Rashid Omran Ali Obaid Al Shamsi, Hussain Ali Abdullah Al Najjar Al Hammadi, Hassan Mohammed Hassan Ahmed Al Hammadi, Ahmed Ghaith Ahmad Ghaith Al Suwaidi, Ali Hussain Ahmed Ali Al Hammadi, Ali Saeed Mohammed Hassan Al Kindi, Khaled Mohammed Abdullah Al Shaiba Al Nuaimi, Saif Mohammed Ali Al Ajla Al Ali, Abdul Salam Mohammed Dawrish Al Ali, Hamad Hassan Ali Ruqait, Mohammed Abdul Razzaq, Mohammed Al Siddiq Al Obaidali, Hadef Rashid Abdullah Al Owais, Abdullah Naseeb Karama Al Jaberi, Fuad Mohammed Abdullah Hassan Al Hammadi, Hussain Munef Al Jaberi, Ahmed Saif Kalf Saleh Al Matri, Mohammad Abdullah Al Roken, Abdul Rahim Mohammad Abdul Rahman Al Zarouni, Issa Khalifa Ahmed Saif Al Al Suwaidi, Juma Saeed Juma bin Darwish Al Falasi, Misbah Darwish Juma Kadas Al Rumaithi, Shaheen Abdullah Mall'allah Al Hosani, Saif Mohammad Saif Mohammad Al Attar Al Dhanhani, Ahmed Yusuf Abdullah Buatabi Al Za'abi, Khalifa Hilal Khalifa Hilal, Khalid Fazal Ahmed Jasim, Salim Ali Salman Hamdoon Al Shihhi, Saleh Mohammad Saleh Al Zafeer, Salim Abdullah Rashid Sahoo Al Suwaidi, Khalid Mohammad Yusuf Salim Rashid Al Yammahi, Ahmed Rashid Ibrahim Al Taboor Al Nuaimi, Saeed Nasir Saeed Usman Al Wahidi, Ali Abdullah Mahdi Saleh, Abdul Aziz Ali Saeed Harib, Ibrahim Ismael Ibrahim Al Yaqoot, Ahmed Saqr Mohammad Obaid Al Suwaidi, Tariq Hassan Abdullah Al Qattan Al Harmodi, Rashid Khalfan Obaid Sabt Al Ali, Tariq Ibrahim Abdul Rahim Al Qasim, Abdul Rahman Ahmed Mohammad Al Hadidi Al Ali, Eisa Ma'adad Abdullah Al Seri Al Muhairi, Salim Mosa Farhan Al Halyan, Ali Salim Mohammad Al Ghawas Al Za'abi, Ali Abdullah Fath Ali Al Khaja, Ahmed Hajji Sakher Al Qubaisi, Ahmed Hassan Mohammad Al Rustamani, Ahmed Kuned Al Muhairi, Ismail Abdullah Mallallah Al Hosani, Abdul Rahem Abdullah Abdul Kareem Naqi Al Bastaki, Mohammed Saeed Mohammed Thiyab Al Abdouli, Ibrahim Hasan Ali Al Marzouqi, Hasan Munif Al Jaberi, Najeeb Ahmad Abdullah Ahmad Amiri, Ali Mohammed bin Hajr Al Shehhi.

The third group were all sentences to seven years imprisonment: Omran Ali Hasan Al Radhwan Al Harthi, Mahmoud Hasan Mahmoud Ahmad Al Hosani, Abdullah Abdul Qader Ahmad Ali Al Hajiri, Mansour Hasan Ahmed Al Ahmadi and Fahd Abdul Qader Ahmed Ali Al Hajiri.

The remaining 25 defendants were found not guilty: Khamis Saeed Ali Saeed Alsam Al Zeioudi, Ahmed Awad Yaslam Salem Al Sharqi, Amina Sultan Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Mariam Mohamed Saleh Mohammed Al Zaferi, Hoda Khalfan bin Kamel Al Nuaimi, Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed Rashed Abdan Al Naqbi, Jamal Awad Yaslam Salem Al Sharqi, Adnan Abul Karim Mohamed Jalfar, Ali Humaid Ali Rashed Al Nuaimi, Badr Abdul Rahman Abdullah Hussein Al Hammadi, Fatima Obaid Al Salaqi, Wife of Ibrahim Ismail Al Yaqout, Majida Fares Abdul Razeq Al Fares Al Shammari, Hessa Mohammed Saleh Mohammed Al Zafir, Fatima Hassan Mohammed Al Za'abi, Najiba Mohammed Hassan Al Hosani, Naeema Mohammed Yehia Abdullah, Jamila Salem Obaid Al Tarifi Al Shamsi, Hadya Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al Sayed, Naeema Ali Hassan Abdullah Al Marzouqi, Rashid Mohammed Abdullah Al Roken, Tawfiq Youssef Al Shaikh Abdullah Al Mubarak, Adel Ahmed Abdul Kareem Al Zarouni, Mohammed Abdullah Al Sha'mi, Ahmed Mohammed Saleh Abdullah Al Hammadi and Najeeba Abdullah Ahmed Youssef Al Hashemi.

The WAM report also said a number of assets and properties of those convicted were to be confiscated:

An amount of AED290,000 seized in the treasury at the home of the accused, Salem Abdullah Rashid Sahoo Al Suwaidi.

An amount of AED100,000 held at the Tebah for Pilgrimmage and Umrah in Sharjah, for Eisa Ma'adad Al Sarri Al Muhairi.

A fifth of the capital of the Al Salam English Private School in Abu Dhabi.

One million dirhams and one hundred thousand dirhams of the equity of Manazal Construction Company.

Al Khatem Farm, North, No. 97, owned by Ahmed Mohammed Mohammed Kaneed Al Muhairi.

Residential and Commercial Building No. 1875 in Muwaileh area, Sharjah, Plot No. 1443.

Commercial Building No. 2206 at Muwaileh area, Sharjah, Plot No. 804 8. AED one million owned by Ahmed Hassan Mohammed Al Rustumani.

The following were also ordered to be closed: Al Aqel Al Zaki Centre, Al Usrah Al Saeeda Centre and Manarat Educational Consultancy MEC in Ajman.

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