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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
The Sharjah Criminal Court has adjourned the hearing session of 4 Asians who brutally assaulted a man causing his death.
According to official records, the four suspects were under the influence of alcohol when they assaulted the victim with iron rods that caused fatal injuries.
Upon investigating the suspects, one of them confessed that he had taken part in the assault, and claimed to have only used a heavy metal object to hurt the victim.
The suspect pointed fingers on his partner in crime to have a knife during the assault, but his partner denied the accusation and said that the knife was hidden in the car at the time of the incident.
The other two suspects denied their involvement in the assault.
An Asian is charged with assaulting a compatriot using an iron tool during a housing dispute between them.
The Sharjah Criminal Court adjourned a case in which an Asian was charged with assaulting two young men and stealing their two mobile phones and gold chain.
Official records indicate the two suspects met the victim at one of Sharjah’s Industrial Areas, and claimed to be undercover police officers. They both then assaulted the victim and robbed him.
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