A Filipino man has confessed to stabbing a medical student behind the Iranian Hospital
A Filipino man has been arrested in Al Quoz and charged with attacking a woman found stabbed behind the Iranian Hospital in Satwa last week.
The man, who robbed and stabbed 25-year-old medical student Anooshka Khodakhshi as she walked to her car, has said he committed the crime out of desperation for money.
Anooshka, a student from the Gulf Medical College in Ajman, was stabbed twice at the back of her right shoulder while she was on her way to a birthday party past midnight. She survived and was recently discharged from hospital.
The police found in the suspect's wallet Dhs2,270 and five euros. Anooshka was robbed of Dhs5,000 along with 600 euros and her mobile phone.
According to police report, the suspect confessed to committing the attack, stating his desperate need for money.