An unemployed Muscovite was detained on suspicion of poisoning a Kuwaiti diplomat to rob him of his valuables and his Porsche, Interfax reported Wednesday.
Investigators said the identified 32-year-old suspect is believed to have drank with the diplomat and spiked his drink in order to rob him.
The third secretary of the Kuwaiti Embassy in Moscow, Alokaab Saleh Muhammed, 30, went missing in April after leaving a restaurant on the Arbat. His body was found three days later next to the railroad tracks on Ulitsa Nikolsky Tupik in the city’s northeast.
A forensic check showed that he was poisoned with Clozapine, a powerful anti-psychotic drug. His wallet, wristwatch and cell phone were missing, as was the Porsche. None has been recovered.