WorldIndonesia.. Arrest of a Saudi accused of killing his wife with an incendiary substance

Indonesia.. Arrest of a Saudi accused of killing his wife with an incendiary substance

The Indonesian police have arrested a 29-year-old Saudi citizen for allegedly beating his 21-year-old wife and pouring an incendiary substance on her, following a family dispute between them at their home in Cianjur, the newspaper “radarsukabumi” revealed.

Reports also indicated that the burns on the victim’s body amounted to 99%.

According to the Indonesian newspaper, the suspect planned his crime several days ago, as he bought the incendiary substance through an electronic store. However, he denied this, and claimed during his interrogation on Sunday that he had used this substance to clean the floor.

In addition, the police stated that the initial information indicated that the crime occurred due to the accused’s feeling of jealousy, pointing out that he tried to flee outside the country, but was arrested at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang while he was buying a ticket to Saudi Arabia.

It also indicated that the suspect was arrested 7 hours after the crime, and the investigation is still ongoing to uncover the circumstances.

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