UAE tycoon pays Rs 1 cr blood money, saves Indian from death row
A 45-year-old Indian, who was on death row in the United Arab Emirates for killing a young Sudanese boy in a road accident in 2012, can’t believe that he will be a free man and can return to the country to be with his family.
Becks Krishnan was saved by prominent NRI businessman and philanthropist M A Yusuff Ali who helped to pay his “blood money” amounting nearly Rs 1 crore….
The Krishnan family then approached Yusuff Ali, chairman of Lulu Group, who went about getting the details of the case and got in touch with all stakeholders. Ultimately in January 2021, the victim’s family in Sudan agreed to pardon Krishnan. Subsequently, Yusuff Ali paid 500,000 Dirhams (Rs 1 crore approximately) as compensation in the court to secure the man’s release, the Lulu group said in a statement….