17 convicted of murder in UAE to reach India today
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Nearly three years after they were convicted and awarded death penalty on March 28, 2010 by a UAE court for the murder of Pakistani national Misri Khan in a bootlegging case, 17 Indians -— 16 from Punjab and one from Haryana — are set to return home on Tuesday.
"All the 17 Indians will board an Air India flight from Dubai to New Delhi late tonight," Dubai-based hotelier S P Singh Oberoi, who played a pivotal role in their release, said on Monday.