Five arrested for beating man to death with stick in Sharjah

One man died and another was severely injured after an argument escalated into a fight in an industrial area of the emirate.

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SHARJAH // Five Asian people were arrested for killing a man and severely injuring another in the industrial area of Sajaa, Sharjah, police said.

The authorities rushed to the scene of the crime after receiving a report that a fight between a group of Asian men had taken place.

The five men assaulted and beat to death with a wooden stick one man and another man sustained serious injuries, said police, adding that the victims were taken to Kuwait Hospital.

Investigations showed that a heated argument escalated into the brutal murder.

The suspects admitted to the crime and their cases have been transferred to public prosecution.

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