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Man beats up his roommate because he turned on the light of his bedroom in middle of the night

By Mason White 12:57 PM February 26, 2016
Light fixture in room (illustration) 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A man was arrested on a charge of assault after beating up his roommate because he switched on the light of his bedroom in middle of the night, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Now, the 33-year-old man identified as K.B. of Dubai, has been sentenced to serve 3 months in prison after being convicted of assault and consuming alcohol.

According to the police investigation, the 47-year-old roommate, who was not identified, came home around 10:00 p.m. and went into the defendant’s bedroom.

The victim switched on the light, causing the defendant to wake up from his sleep. The defendant then punched the victim in the face numerous times.

A manager of the apartment building who heard the commotion, rushed over to help the victim, who suffered from severe injuries on his face.

The manager called the police, and the defendant was arrested. The victim was taken to a hospital,where he was treated and released.

The victim suffered a permanent disability to his face, a court was told. The defendant admitted to getting drunk and beating his roommate.