|The accused OFW arrested in Dubai. (Supplied image via Emirate247)|
United Arab Emirates: Local media reported that a Filipino worker was murdered by a compatriot.
Police received the information of the incident at around 7:20am last Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The suspect is a 40-year-old Filipino national, identified as JO, and has been arrested by Sharjah Police on the charge of killing KT, a 60-year-old fellow Pinoy.
According to police report, the suspect hit the victim with a piece of meta, following their argument last Tuesday in a labor camp in Sharjah's Industrial Zone No.7
The accused escaped and immediately fled to Dubai to seek treatment of his injured hands caused by the piece of metal that he'd used to kill the victim.
Within three hours of the crime, the suspect was arrested in a clinic in Dubai, and had confessed that he killed his fellow Pinoy because of their differences.
According to Colonel Ibrahim Misbah, Director of Criminal Investigation, the accused was planning to hide in Dubai before trying to flee the UAE.
The remains of the victim has been transferred to the Forensic Medicine Department.