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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 17 December 2018

Police hunt for husband after wife's decomposing body found in Sharjah

The body of the woman, believed to have been stabbed to death by her husband a month ago, was found in the garden

Police are looking for a man suspected of killing his wife and burying her in their garden in Sharjah.

A patrol car and K9 team were dispatched to the area after receiving several reports from neighbours about a foul odor coming from a home in Maysaloon.

The woman's decomposing body was found buried in the garden. A police official said forensic reports indicated that the 36-year-old Indian woman was stabbed to death around a month ago.

Police suspect the woman's husband - also Indian - killed her then buried her body in the garden before fleeing to his home country with their two children.

Police said the man hung a "for rent" sign in front of their house before fleeing.

The suspect is being pursued by Interpol.

Where is Maysaloon?