Nurse Accused of Killing Fellow Pinoy in UAE

A 39-year-old Filipino nurse claims he accidentally killed his countryman with a potato peeler when they quarrelled over a woman, reports Gulf News. The nurse, O.J. was said to have invited his compatriot friends, including the victim L.N., over for dinner. An Emirati police lieutenant said the defendant admitted that he fought with L.N. and stabbed him after the victim mocked O.J. and sarcastically criticised his girlfriend. Alcohol consumption was reportedly involved.