Indian expat kills compatriot in Dubai over sleeping spot

Dubai, Nov 8 (IANS): An Indian expat beat a compatriot to death for sleeping at his spot in a yard here, the Dubai Court of First Instance has heard.

Public prosecution records show that the Indian man, who was drunk at the time repeatedly punched and kicked the victim all over his body, causing him injuries that led to his death, the Khaleej Times reported on Friday.

A policeman said that on August 18, they were alerted about a body dumped in the yard behind a mall in Al Quoz industrial area.

The police then tracked down the defendant after investigations established his involvement in the crime. He was arrested and taken to the Criminal Investigation Department.

The accused expat admitted to the investigating officers that he punched and kicked the victim, after which he went to sleep in a pick-up truck.

The next day when he saw the lifeless body of the victim, he decided to flee.

The accused told the police that although he assaulted the victim because he took his sleeping spot, he did not mean to kill him.

The defendant will be sentenced on November 28.


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  • ca girishkk, m'lore/dxb

    Fri, Nov 8 2019

    Now a days..., revenge, vengeance, hatredness etc., on the rise among hindustani's..., first time since independence...

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  • Deshbhakht, Mangalore

    Fri, Nov 8 2019

    We are taking our violent behavior international.

    Now he will be ordered to give blood-money to the victim's family, if he wants to escape death penalty.

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  • Rita, Germany

    Sat, Nov 9 2019

    Deshbhath mangalore,this shows how bad is the situation of our nationals in foreign countries.That doesnt mean I defend his act.He did it in alcoholic stufer.How pathatic is their stay there ,no place to sleep!in a truck ,.does anyone know at home their condition?Sure he has killed a person.He realised it only on next day he is dead.Alcohol is a dead devil to all evil events.Now he has to face the will take its course.May the soul rest in peace.Heartfelt sympathy to his parents.

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