x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Man dies after stabbing at Fujairah wedding

An Arab national was stabbed to death in Fujairah after a disagreement with an Emirati friend at a local wedding.

FUJAIRAH // An Arab national has been stabbed to death in the Madhiba area of Fujairah after a disagreement with an Emirati friend at a local wedding. The deceased, identified as A M M, 28, was taken to Fujairah hospital on Wednesday night, a few hours after the wedding, by a passerby who found him bleeding on the roadside. He died on arrival at the hospital and administrators there called police, according to Col Hamid Mohammed al Yamahi, the director general of Fujairah Police criminal investigations department. Police have arrested H D M, 22, who was with the deceased at the wedding and had quarrelled with him, said Col al Yamahi. The suspect has confessed to the crime and the case has been referred to Fujairah Public Prosecution on charges of murder. H D M faces the death penalty if convicted according to federal law. ykakande@thenational.ae