Kuwaiti diplomat robbed, found dead in Moscow: police

19th April 2011, Comments 0 comments

A Kuwaiti diplomat was founded dead in central Moscow Tuesday after he was robbed of all his valuables, Interfax news agency quoted police as saying.

A police official was quoted as saying that the body of Saleh Aloqaab, the 30-year-old third secretary at the Kuwaiti embassy here, was found near a railway track around 0830 GMT by rail workers.

The source said the victim's belongings -- a watch, a telephone, an unspecified amount of money and his identity papers -- had been stolen.

The Kuwaiti embassy on Monday notified police of the disapperance of Aloqqab, who was last seen leaving a restaurant in central Moscow aboard his Porsche 911 Carrera overnight Sunday.

An investigation is under way.

© 2011 AFP

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