Man accused of killing co-worker over debt caught by Dubai Salik gate, court hears

A man who strangled his co-worker to death over a Dh600 debt was caught when the company car he was driving was found to have passed a Salik gate outside its normal work route, Dubai Criminal Court heard on Wednesday.

Indian K?F, 31, is charged with the premeditated murder of his compatriot Jeyaraman Kronaniti by punching him several times on the head then strangling him to death and dumping his body in a deserted area on the Dubai-Al Ain Road on October 12 last year.

He denies the charge.