A man threatened to commit suicide by blowing up the house with a cooking gas cylinder.
Dubai police have rescued a woman, her three children, and their maid. All are now safe and secure.
According to police sources, the wife called the police after receiving a call from their maid while she was at work.
According to the international news agency, the maid told the wife that her husband had bought a gas cylinder and was threatening to blow up the house. She asked the maid to take her three children to a neighbor’s house. The man was having some psychological problems.
A team from Al Rashidiya Police Station led by director Brigadier Saeed bin Sulaiman rushed to the villa. They found the father holding a lighter and an open gas cylinder.
Brig Sulaiman said that the man calmed down after around two hours of talk. Officer was then allowed to take the gas cylinder from his possession and close it.
The police also said that the wife had confirmed that her husband has a serious psychological disorder that he had previously undergone treatment for.