Police arrest man over fatal stabbing of Emirati on Fujairah beach

FUJAIRAH // Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old Emirati at a beach. Fujairah Police said they made the arrest within eight hours from finding the body of Abdullah Al Hanaya near Al Mazalat beach. Emirati A R, 21, is to be charged with stabbing his friend to […]

FUJAIRAH // Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old Emirati at a beach.

Fujairah Police said they made the arrest within eight hours from finding the body of Abdullah Al Hanaya near Al Mazalat beach.

Emirati A R, 21, is to be charged with stabbing his friend to death.

Colonel Mohammed Al Shaer, director of CID, said that the man arrested was one of the victim’s friends and was having dinner with him at the beach on Saturday night, when the stabbing occurred.

Police said the suspect admitted that they fought over a personal matter and that, during the fight, he took a knife and stabbed his friend.

After committing the crime, A R drove his car away but soon lost control and went down a cliff near the beach, police said.

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Source: uae news

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