A Doha misdemeanour court has sentenced a man in absentia to one year in jail for fraudulently seizing QR200,000 from an Arab expatriate man. 
Local Arabic daily Arrayah reported that the victim had paid the money to buy a share in an education centre where the convict claimed he was a main partner. They also signed a contract stamped with the centre's stamp. 
However, when the victim tried to claim his share, the convict evaded him. When he went to the headquarters of the centre, the management told him that they have no relation with the convict and he had no right to sell or speak on behalf of the centre. 
Subsequently, the victim resorted to legal action, the daily added.

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