Nidal Eisa Abdullah, the convict who raped and killed eight-year-old boy Obaida in May 2016, was executed today morning, Gulf News has learnt.

In February, Dubai’s Cassation Court rejected the appeal lodged by the Jordanian convict, Nidal Eisa Abdullah, 48, and upheld his death sentence given by lower courts.

Nida Eisa Abdullah, 48, was executed this morning, Gulf News has learnt. (Shutterstock) © Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2017. All rights reserved.

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