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An Asian man has committed suicide by jumping off from the 24th floor of a building in Silicon Oasis, Dubai.
An official statement was issued by Dubai Police, stating that the building’s security guard called Al Rashidiya Police Station to report that a man has fallen to his death.
Brigadier Saeed Hamad Bin Sulaiman Al Malik, Director of Al Rashidiya Police Station and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Police Station, said that the jumper tricked the watchman and claimed to be looking for an apartment to rent. He then headed to the apartment alone, took his shoes off and left his phone behind in the balcony, before jumping to his death.
The man stayed in the apartment for 12 minutes before jumping off the balcony, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Surveillance cameras and forensic reports confirmed that he committed suicide.
Recently, an Asian national died when his vehicle fell from the third storey of parking at the Dubai Airport Cargo Village as he was reversing the vehicle to park it.
According to Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazrouei, Director of Traffic Department at the Dubai Police, a tipoff was received by the Command and Control centre at the General Directorate of Operations alerting that a car had fallen from the third storey at the Cargo Village.
Immediately after receiving the tipoff, the police patrols rushed to the scene where it was found that the car fell when it was being driven backwards, resulting in the death of the driver and damage to the car.
The criminal investigation team at Naif Police Station arrested a gang involved in stealing Dhs1.7m from a general trading company without any break-in traces.
The decomposed remains were found at sea, and experts of the General Department of Forensics and Criminology at Dubai Police have successfully utilised forensic 3D facial reconstruction technologies to help update the case of unidentified human remains.
A gang of three Asians was imprisoned and referred to criminal court on robbery charges for stealing electric cables worth Dhs122,000, from a Dubai construction company.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Wednesday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA. However, flights under the Air Bubble agreement will not be affected, the DGCA said.
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