Man gets 3-year jail for robbery

DUBAI — The Dubai Criminal Court has sentenced a 38-year-old Chinese man to three years in jail, followed by deportation, on the charges of robbery, and threatening to kill others using a knife.

By Mohsen Rashed

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Published: Sun 30 Sep 2007, 8:59 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:14 AM

The Chinese national, A.J., along with his other accomplices, barged into a massage centre in Al Karama area, locked up the centre’s three women staff, and decamped with all cash kept at the centre.

One of the three women was thrashed by A.J., who also robbed a cell phone and Dh36,000 from her. He also robbed $3,000 in cash, Dh41,000 in cash, seven gold chains worth Dh20,000, and a gold ring worth Dh2,000 from the other victims.

While the police managed to arrest A.J., his accomplices are still at large. During his interrogation, A.J. had admitted to his crime.

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