Man stabs woman to death

Khaleej Times - - NATION - afkar­ali@khalee­j­

SHAR­JAH — A Sri Lankan man was ar­rested for al­legedly stab­bing a com­pa­triot woman to death at her res­i­dence in Mysa­lon area here on Fri­day.

The 38-year-old sus­pect was ar­rested eight hours af­ter com­mit­ting the crime, a po­lice source told Khaleej Times.

The 28-year-old vic­tim was found in pool of blood and the sus­pect ad­mit­ted to killing her be­fore the po­lice. Shar­jah Po­lice re­ceived a call about the crime at the op­er­a­tion room which im­me­di­ately dis­patched a team com­pris­ing pa­trols, foren­sic ex­perts and am­bu­lance as well as of­fi­cers from crim­i­nal in­ves­ti­ga­tion de­part­ment (CID). The team lifted fin­ger prints, other ev­i­dences and shifted the body to foren­sic lab­o­ra­tory for au­topsy.

Dur­ing the in­ves­ti­ga­tion the po­lice found that the man had an il­licit re­la­tion with the vic­tim. The po­lice are con­tin­u­ing the in­ves­ti­ga­tion to know the mo­tive be­hind the mur­der.—

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