Indian jumps to death from high-rise after killing wife, 2 kids in UAE


Dubai, March 29

An Indian national jumped to death from the 11th-floor of his apartment in Al Buhairah after killing his wife and two children, aged 4 and an 8, Sharjah Police said.

Police told Gulf News that they immediately rushed paramedics to the site after they were alerted to the incident at 5.45 pm (local time) on Tuesday.

Investigating officers recovered a note from the man's body which said that he killed his wife and two children, and asked them to shift their bodies from upstairs.

After hospital, the bodies were taken to the forensic laboratory for autopsy procedures.

The man succumbed to his injuries.

Police did not reveal any further details saying that an investigation is underway.

The family has been living in the building for the past six months.

According to estimates, close to 3,860,000 Indian expatriates are living in the UAE, which makes up for over 38 per cent of the total population of the Emirates.


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