• The accused dumped her in front of a hospital after stabbing her 
  • The victim had earlier filed two complaints against the accused
  • Mohammed was let out on bail both times despite the kidnapping charges

In a shocking incident, a mother-of-three was fatally stabbed in the chest in front of her daughters by a man for rejecting his marriage proposal. He then drove her to a hospital and dumped her body there.

The murder happened in Kuwait Tuesday, reports Gulf News.

The victim Farah Akbar was in her car with her daughters when the accused, Fahad Subhi Mohammed, crashed into her vehicle. He kidnapped the mother and children, before fatally stabbing Farah.

Reports said Farah had previously filed two cases against Mohammed for kidnapping and attempted murder. Dana Akbar, the sister of the victim, took to social media to share how her complaints were ignored and Mohammed was released on bail both times.

Dana added the prosecutors were warned multiple times that Mohammed was a serious threat to the family after he began stalking and threatening Farah for rejecting his proposal.

A video of Farah's relatives crying in front of the hospital, where she was dumped, also went viral on social media. The footage shows her family members screaming, "This is what we get! We told you that he was going to kill her. And now he killed my sister."

The Ministry of Interior has stated that the accused has confessed to the murder. Meanwhile, Farah's lawyer Abdulmohsen Al Qattan rubbished rumors that Mohammed was married to Farah, and warned against circulating incorrect news.

The incident has triggered widespread protest in Kuwait. "Despite the fact that her sister went from one police station to another to file a complaint, nobody took her seriously. They let him walk. What excuse are they going to give now?" said Dr. Shayma Shamo, founder of Lan Askat, a platform for victims of gender-based violence, to Gulf News.

Farah's killing sparked outrage on social media with the hashtag ‘I am the next victim’ trending on Twitter. Many said the lack of protection against harassment has made Kuwait an unsafe space for women.

Several lawmakers too raised the issue before the Interior Ministry and demanded why the victim was no given protection despite Farah mentioning threats to her life in her complaints, reports Kuwait Times.

MP Hisham Al-Saleh questioned Interior Minister Sheikh Thamer Al-Sabah about the number of complaints the woman and her sister had filed to the ministry and the measures taken by the ministry before the crime was committed.

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