The men had already been found guilty of killing a Pakistani man during a brawl in Sharjah in 2009.
A Dubai-based Indian hotelier paid blood money to the family of the victim on their behalf.
An appeal was filed on behalf of the 17 Indians who were found guilty by a Sharjah court.
Day in Pics: 20th September
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