Policeman in Dubai Guns down Wife, Commits Suicide

Published June 26th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

A policeman working at Dubai International Airport committed suicide on Saturday after he killed his wife, who also worked at the same airport, reported the English daily Gulf News.  

The man, a Bahraini national in his early thirties who had worked for Dubai police for 15 years, picked up his Emirati wife after their shift ended Saturday and shot her twice within the airport's perimeter fence, the Gulf News said. 

The man then turned his service revolver on himself and committed suicide, the paper said, adding the couple had a young son. 

His wife, in her late twenties and a policewoman for five years, remains in critical condition with serious wounds to the stomach and was breathing with the aid of a respirator, the paper added – Albawaba.com 

© 2000 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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