Muscat: Five men have been arrested by Royal Oman Police after the badly beaten body of a man was found in Ghala.
The police command of Muscat province arrested five people on charges of committing the murder in Ghala industrial zone at Boucher state, officials announced.
An official source in the Royal Oman Police said: Al-‘Uthaiba police station moved after receiving the report to the crime scene, where a body was found lying on the ground with bloodstains in a walled off area in desert at Ghala industrial zone. The defendant was found dead on the night of the crime.
“The victim was accompanied by the five defendants after dispute broke out between them,” he added. “The victim was subjected to fatal beating from defendants during dispute, then the accused threw victim’s body away in a walled and deserted area.”
The five suspects were referred to the judicial authorities for interrogation.