Al Qusais, Sept 11: In a shocking incident, an Indian man stabbed his roommate to death in UAE for talking loudly on the phone. Reports inform that the 37-year old Indian man, who has been charged, was drunk when he took this step. The public prosecution records informed that the Indian man was a construction worker and stabbed the victim in his room in the March incident in Al Qusais area. According to a report by IANS, the Indian was charged at the Court of First Instance on Tuesday. Reports inform that the prosecutors called for a stiff penalty to be inflicted on the Indian man.
An Indian labour accommodation supervisor was quoted by IANS saying that he was informed by a driver about a problem involving the defendant. “I went to the latter’s room and saw a crowd of labourers... The victim was lying in a pool of blood. He appeared motionless with a stab wound in the abdomen,” he said.
The supervisor further informed that he heard from a group of workers that a verbal brawl ensued between the accused and the victim as the latter was talking loudly on his mobile phone. “He (the Indian man) picked a knife and stabbed the victim in the abdomen. He then pulled out the knife and rushed out”, he added further.
Officials said that the cause of death was severe bleeding due to a deep stab wound. The trial was adjourned to October 7. According to details by a witness, the man was apparently drunk and bleeding from between his fingers. “He would not tell me how he got that injury,” the witness added. A CCTV footage showed the accused hiding the knife under his clothes when he entered a restroom and walking out without it.