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Family argument on New Year's Eve resulted in murder, Dubai prosecutor says

DUBAI // A Pakistani man has been arrested for allegedly killing a relative with a garden tool in a leafy Dubai neighbourhood on New Year’s Eve.

An official prosecution source said the suspect accused the relative of flirting with his wife, which resulted in the murder in Springs 15.

According to a source from Springs 15, which is part of a larger Emaar community, the two men had an argument on December 31, which escalated into a physical altercation.

“We’re not sure what they were arguing about but the suspect hit the victim with a garden tool and killed him,” the source said.

The suspect was arrested and his case transferred to prosecutors to bring charges.

Dubai Police was not available for comment.

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