Man held for killing wife

3/12/09; http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1&section=0&article=129031&d=3&m=12&y=2009

A young Saudi in his 30s was arrested on charges he murdered his wife, in her 20s. The couple had been married for only seven months. Police said on Wednesday the man beat his wife to death with a metal rod. The identities of the suspect and the victim were not provided. Police said both were Saudi nationals and that the suspect refuses to cooperate in the investigation. The case will be passed on to the Prosecution and Investigation Commission for further action.