US couple jailed for causing daughter’s death

March 28, 2014 - 5:39:13 am
Matthew (L) and Grace Huang, a US couple who were accused of murdering their eight-year-old adopted daughter Gloria, speak to the press outside the entrance of the Court of First Instance before their trial in Doha, yesterday.

DOHA: A criminal court yesterday sentenced an American couple to three years in jail for causing the death of their adopted daughter. 

The eight-year-old died after avoiding food for several days. 

The court also ordered the couple to pay a fine of QR15,000 each and will be deported after serving the jail term, agencies reported yesterday. The Peninsula