Who delivered the fatal blow in group stabbing?

By Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 9 January 2019: Dubai Police has managed to identify a murder suspect in a multiple stabbing case in which a group of offenders used different bladed weapons.

The forensic experts at the General Department of Forensic Science and Criminology at Dubai Police, were able to confirm the identity of the sole killer using Silicone-based casting material technique on the victim’s body.

Teams of experts from the Forensic Medicine Department and the Firearms and Machines Examination Section captured the shape of the blade that caused the victim’s death with silicone casting. They then compared the resulting cast with the blades found at the crime scene to identify the murderer with the help of fingerprint scanning.

Major General Ibrahim Khalil Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Commander-in-chief for Criminal Investigations Affairs, stressed the force’s keenness on seeking excellence and innovation in various fields of police work, including the field of forensics and criminology, using all resources to uncover cases and identify the perpetrators accurately and bring them to justice.