Man arrested for stabbing taxi driver in Dubai


Dubai Police have arrested a man who stabbed a taxi driver in Al Bateen area several times in his hand.

According to the emirate's police force, the incident occurred when the passenger refused to pay the taxi fare.

Officers confirmed that they were able to arrest the suspect within 20 minutes, after he reportedly fled the scene and hid inside a nearby building's electrical room. 

Meanwhile, the cab driver was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for his moderate injuries. 

Legal measures have also been taken against the perpetrator, who's now been referred to the relevant authorities. 

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