CAIRO: An Egyptian man has been arrested in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia after decapitating person, before walking down a busy street holding the dismembered head.
The suspect seen in video footage holding a blade has reportedly beheaded the victim and wandered in the street while holding up the severed head in broad daylight.
In videos taken by horrified residents in the area, the killer can be seen attacking his victim with a long knife in the middle of the street.
The suspect had previously worked at a furniture store owned by the slain man's brother. The motive behind the killing was not clear.
Egyptian security officials confirmed the suspect has been arrested and that he has a history of mental illness and had previously been institutionalized for drug addiction.