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Ajman: The Ajman Police General Command arrested an Asian man within six hours of committing the murder of another person of the same nationality.

Lt. Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Nuaimi, Director of Criminal and Investigations Department at Ajman Police, told Gulf News on Tuesday that the police central operations room received a call stating that a foul smell was coming out of room in a workers' accommodation in the industrial area in this emirate.


An investigation team quickly moved to the site and took the necessary legal measures. When they opened the room, they found a corpse. The crime scene investigators and the competent authorities were summoned. Upon examination, investigators established that the body was that of Asian man in his 60s, identified K.G.K.

Search for suspect

Based on witness testimonies, a search ensued for the main suspect, an Asian man identified A.K.K. in his 20's, who used to live with the victim.

The suspect was arrested in the Al Karamah area in less than six hours, after he moved around the emirate in an attempt to mislead the security services.

The suspect confessed to his crime, police said. He explained that a quarrel had erupted between him and the victim, due to a financial dispute; and that the victim insulted him and his family. The perpetrator admitted hitting the victim with a wooden tool and then stabbing him with a knife until he died.

Following the arrest, the Public Prosecution office has launched investigation.

Lt. Col. Al Nuaimi praised team of investigators for apprehend the offender in record time.

He called on the public not to hesitate to report any person trying to commit any crime or other violations punishable by law, stressing that Ajman Police will be on the lookout and will deal firmly with anyone who thinks of tampering with the security of the homeland and the safety of citizens and residents.