Bizarre Dubai murder case reopened

In 1998, two local guys shot a Sudanese man dead in reaction to him claiming he was bullet proof. A bullet in the chest and one in the head is a pretty severe means to prove somebody wrong.

As alarming as this was, the case has now been reopened in an attempt to throw out the life sentences issued in 2007.  The convicted got an agreement from the victim’s parents for leniency. They are now seeking a single year of imprisonment (already served I guess).

gulfnews : ‘Bulletproof man’ case is reopened

Incidentally in other news today, not that it would have helped, a bullet proof t-shirt was announced (