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Young man strangles pregnant wife to death; ‘drugs play role’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: A 27-year-old Kuwaiti has reportedly surrendered to the Taima Police Station in Jahra after murdering his 22-year-old pregnant wife, reports Al-Qabas daily. He reportedly went to the police station and confessed to strangling his wife to death. When police and paramedics rushed to the house, they found the lifeless body of the wife. The corpse was then sent to Forensics. The suspect allegedly committed the crime under the influence of drugs.

The wife is believed to be from an unidentified GCC country. However, according to the Al- Seyassah newspaper, the victim is Saudi. The daily also said after the incident the suspect took the wife to the hospital, but she could not be saved. The couple was reportedly involved in an argument and under the influence of drugs he strangled her. During interrogation he kept silent for about six hours, apparently overcome with shock.

Youth stabbed: A Kuwaiti youth (20 years old) inflicted a stab wound on a 26-year-old compatriot in Fahaheel area due to a previous disagreement. The victim was rushed to Adan Hospital for treatment. Investigation is underway to get to the root of incident. Meanwhile, a Syrian expatriate lodged a complaint with officers at the Hawalli Police Station and accused his cousin of physical assault. He narrated the cousin attacked him in front of their friends due to a minor disagreement. The police have since detained the suspect pending the outcome of investigation between the two parties.

By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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