ABU DHABI UAE: Death sentenced to U.S teacher’s murderer– After a year, Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi UAE sentenced to death the accused Emirati woman, Alaa Bader al-Hashemi, of murder.
Alaa Bader al-Hashemi, 30-years-old, suspect in the killing of an American teacher in a shopping mall toilet will face death sentenced.
Late June 2015, the country’s Federal Supreme court release order against Alaa Bader al-Hashemi.
She was found guilty of stabbing to death Ibolya Ryan, 47, a mother of three, in a toilet of the shopping complex on December 1, 2014.
“The attacker, dressed in traditional Arabic cloak, a veil and black gloves, is thought to have waited 90 minutes before carrying out the attack.”, ,according to earlier report.
Ryan was a Romanian-born US citizen. She was a mother of 11-year-old twins who lived with her in Abu Dhabi UAE and a 13-year-old daughter, who lived with Ryan’s ex-husband, Paul Ryan, in Vienna.
She self-described as a Hungarian, born and raised in Romania, who taught in four countries including the United States over the past 15 years.
Ryan and her husband moved to Sopron, Hungary with their 3 children about 8 years before her death, and subsequently divorced.
A CCTV image released by Abu Dhabi UAE police showing a fully veiled woman, walking through the mall in the Emirati capital.
According to the Police, victim was stabbed to death with a “sharp tool” following an argument in a women’s restroom.
The said Hashemi requested the court for pyschological help, however, psychiatric tests showed that she was aware of her actions and her mental condition did not affect her actions.
At the beginning of the investigation, authorities left open the possibility the murderer could have been a man in disguise.
Two days after the murder Abu Dhabi Police released a statement that, “Investigations are still under way to identify the suspect’s identity and gender.
Witnesses reported that the culprit was fully covered wearing an abaya, black gloves and face cover.” 3 December.
After a thorough investigation, she was arrested at her home. The ruling was made by the supreme court, and could not be appealed. Crime scene image credit / SECURITY MEDIA