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Janitor kills woman who kicked his bucket of water while cleaning apartment building

By Mason White 11:19 AM March 3, 2016
Janitor (illustration) 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A janitor was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing a woman who kicked his bucket of water while he was cleaning an apartment building, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Dubai police said that they have arrested the janitor, who was not identified, on Friday, after being accused of strangling the woman in her apartment on Thursday.

He was charged with one count of murder.

According to the police investigation, the janitor was mopping the floors of the apartment building around 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, when the woman kicked over his bucket of water.

The janitor became angry and decided to take revenge against the woman. He went to the woman’s apartment around 2:00 p.m., and he strangled her.

The victim was discovered by her roommate who came home that evening. The roommate called the police. Police said that the evidence at the scene pointed to the janitor.