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Body cut into pieces left in two suitcases

Afkar Abdullah / 6 June 2010

The body of a 29-year-old Pakistani national was found kept in two suitcases in a pick-up parked in Rolla area of Sharjah, police sources said.

The body had been cut into pieces.

The Pakistani driver of the pick-up carrying an Al Ain number plate had come to deliver goods in Rolla. He was startled to find the suitcases as he approached the vehicle to leave the place. He initially thought the bags may be containing money and that someone might have kept the same in his vehicle. As he opened one of the suitcases, he saw hands and legs and the severed head of a body. He screamed and fainted at the sight.

The police were informed about it and a team rushed to the scene. The driver, who was in a state of shock, was admitted to Al Kuwaiti Hospital in the emirate.

The police identified the deceased as the son of a Pakistani businessman who owns a company. The Sri Lankan girlfriend of the deceased had lodged a missing report at a police station a few days ago. She had told the police that her boyfriend had been missing for two days and that she suspected something wrong had happened with him.

Initial investigations revealed the deceased was living with his friends in an apartment in Al Majaz area. He was working at his father’s company.

The police said the pick-up driver had no link to the crime. There seems to be the involvement of more than one person in the crime, police said.

The motive behind the crime has not been ascertained as yet.

Relatives and acquaintances of the deceased are being questioned by the police. The victim’s father is devastated and is in a serious condition.


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