KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: In a horrifying scene, an Bangladeshi motorist sustained first degree burns and later died when a 29-year old retarded citizen set fire to his family house in Abdullah Mubarak region.
The perpetrator was arrested and referred to the Public Prosecution. A security source said the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received news about a car and a house in flames in the aforementioned area and dispatched a team of security men, paramedics and firemen to the scene.
Fire sources explained that the fire started in a room next to the house, noting the 29-year-old citizen had deliberately started the fire, because he burnt his family house on several occasions. They indicated firemen were able to control and extinguish the fire.
However, it resulted in severe injuries to a 36-year old Bangladeshi who worked as a house driver. The victim later succumbed to his injuries after being transferred to the Farwaniya Hospital for treatment.
Sources pointed out that detectives have since arrested the perpetrator and charged him with premeditated murder. He was referred to the Public Prosecution.
Meanwhile, firemen extinguished a fire that broke out in a vehicle at the parking lot of a commercial complex in Rai area without it causing any human casualty, while the material damage was limited
By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies