Dubai: The Indian Consul General to Dubai has confirmed the death of two Indian nationals in suspicious circumstances at their villa in Mirador, Arabian Ranches in the early hours of Thursday June 18.
Consul General Vipul said, “It was a case of robbery with some jewellery being stolen. All the jewellery has been recovered.”
The couple have been named as Hiren Adhiya and his wife Vidhi Adhiya. Vipul added that a suspect has been arrested.
“The incident is very unfortunate and the consulate is in touch with friends of the deceased couple. We are monitoring the situation with the deceased couple’s daughters.”
Vipul said the couple ran their own business with an office in Sharjah. They leave behind two daughters aged 13 and 18.
The couple did not have any other family in the UAE and the daughters are currently staying with family friends.
Gulf News is awaiting comment from Dubai Police.