Bahrain: Expat Kills Close Friend with Hammer

The incident occurred when the suspect questioned the victim about the money they were saving for a work permit in the Kingdom
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An expat man found guilty of bludgeoning his close friend to death with a hammer over money has been jailed for life. Police found the victim, a 35-year-old expat, in a pool of blood with serious head injuries in a house Tubli following a tip-off.

The suspect claims it was an act of self – defence. The incident leading to the brutality occurred when the suspect questioned the victim about the BD 1,700 they had saved for a work permit in the Kingdom.

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He said “When I asked him about my visa, he tried to dodge me. Then I overheard him saying that he would kill me, before attacking me with a hammer. He hit on my head, but I managed to grab the hammer from his hand and used it against him”

 

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