Muscat – An Omani national killed a compatriot in the Rustaq region, following a heated argument between the two friends.
The Royal Oman Police (ROP) announced the circumstances surrounding the murder which took place last Thursday.
A ROP official said that the accused had hit his friend on the head with a blunt object, which led to his death.
He then threw the body on the side of the road in Jammah area in the Wilayat of Rustaq to make it seem like he was run over by a vehicle.
The Department of Inquiries and Criminal Investigations was arrested the suspected less than 48 hours after the murder. Legal procedures are currently underway, ROP added.