KUWAIT: A citizen was arrested yesterday in Jahra on charges of torturing his wife to death. The man had imprisoned her for three days, during which he beat and tortured her, which led to her death, according to preliminary investigations.
A report from the Interior Ministry’s Relations and Security Media Department referred to the suspect as A. N., a 43-year-old Kuwaiti, and the victim as D. T., also a Kuwaiti aged 33. It indicated that the man initially made an emergency call reporting that his wife died, then turned himself in to local police. The victim’s body was taken to the Criminal Evidence General Department to determine the cause of death. Meanwhile, the suspect was jailed pending further legal procedures.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun