A group of workers had gathered around the victim.
A worker has been accused of breaking his colleague's finger with an iron rod, causing him a permanent disability, after fighting over a ladder, Dubai Court of First Instance heard on Thursday.
The 34-year-old AC technician was working in a construction site in Jumeirah when a worker took away the ladder he was using.
He requested the man return the ladder to its position, but the other worker refused.
A witness testified that a group of workers had gathered around the victim, but he tried to run away after they pushed him.
Three workers followed him, among them a 30-year-old Bangladeshi man who struck the victim's hand with an iron rod.
It which broke his finger, causing him a 5 per cent permanent disability.
The witness reported the incident to the police. The defendant faces assault charges.
During interrogations, the victim and witness were able to identify the suspect.
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