The Exential office at the Exential forex peace army Tower in Media City, Dubai. Dubai: The Dubai Misdemeanours Court on Sunday sentenced two Indian men to 517 years in jail each for swindling thousands of victims in a multi-million-dollar fraud case. Dr Mohammad Hanafi, presiding judge of the special bench, also sentenced the wife of one of the accused to 517 years in absentia.
ALSO READ: Who is Sydney Lemos? It took presiding judge Dr Hanafi up to 10 minutes to read out the judgement in Courtroom No. 3, where many victims were present, in addition to the defence lawyer. Prosecutors had accused the defendants of swindling and deception and referred the case to the special panel on October 31. The first hearing took place on December 25 last year and the trial concluded with the sentencing on Sunday. The ruling remains subject to appeal. Atty Barney Almazar, director of Gulf Law, is working with the Philippine Embassy to assist victims.
It is the name of a corporate group of three companies called Exential Group that operated out of Dubai Media City until authorities sealed its offices in July 2016. 2016 and again in early 2017. Recently, two main people involved in the case, including the top official, were sentenced to 517 years in prison in Dubai. Brazil vs Switzerland: Who will Shaheen pick?