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Friday , January 24 2020

Was it murder? … Police open probe as man dies in car accident, other says he’s stabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: Jahra Security men have opened an investigation into the issue of two citizens — 22 & 26 years old respectively — accused of intentionally hitting the vehicle of a Kuwaiti citizen in his 50s along Artal Motorway last Thursday during an altercation that allegedly led to his death and stabbing of a member of the feuding party.

Apparently, the operations room of the Ministry of Interior received information about the incident, which happened in Leyah area and dispatched a team of security operatives with medical emergency men to the scene. Initial investigation revealed that a Kuwaiti citizen born in 1964 was trapped inside a toppled vehicle with various degrees of injury.

He was referred to Jahra hospital for treatment and doctors declared he was already dead. At the same time, two people went to Jahra police station to file a complaint against a person who stabbed one of them during a quarrel along Artal Motorway, claiming the person had escaped but they noticed his vehicle had toppled on their way to hospital.

They alleged the deceased, in a bid to escape from them after the stabbing incident, met with an accident.

According to a security source, the victim’s son said his father had called him on mobile and said he was beaten and being chased by unknown persons, and he was trying to escape. The son rushed to the location to find his father’s vehicle upside down and his father bleeding. Security men arrested the youth for more investigation.

By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff & Agencies

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