Trio arrested over sword fight that killed two in Ajman

Men from Comoros arrested for involvement in deadly sword fight that killed two Emiratis in Ajman

12:54 January 7, 2018

Ajman: Ajman police have arrested three men from Comoros for their involvement in the killing of two young Emiratis after a fight with swords that took place in Ajman on Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road towards Um Al Quwain.

The arrests were made in less than 12 hours of the incident, said Colonel Abdullah Saif Al Matrooshi, Director of the Police Operations Department at Ajman Police.

Police said that they received a report about the incident at around midnight on Saturday.

Police said they found two Emiratis killed in the fighting. A 22-year-old Emirati was found lying in a pool of blood.

One of the suspects, aged 18, sustained minor injuries and was taken to Khalifa Hospital in Umm Al Quwain.

Two other suspects, aged 26 and 30, were taken to police custody.

Police said the two have previous criminal records. A police investigation into the case is ongoing.