Muscat: Police arrested an expat on charges of attempted murder in Dhofar, Royal Oman Police (ROP) announced.
According to officials, the accused of 'Asian nationality' attempted a murder of his compatriot over a financial dispute.
An official ROP spokesman revealed, "The Department of Inquiries and Criminal Investigation, led by Dhofar police in cooperation with Salalah police station, arrested a person on charges of attempted murder with a white weapon [knife] in Central Salalah."
The source said: "An Asian national was found with stab wounds in his body at his residence in Salalah. After investigations, the accused was arrested and was found to have tried to kill the victim over a financial dispute."
The accused was referred to the judicial authorities for further interrogation.