Man held for stealing Dh140,000 from friend

AJMAN — A man of Arab origin was arrested on Saturday by the Ajman Police for stealing Dh140,000 from his friend's house in Al Nuaimia area.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Mon 22 May 2006, 11:57 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:48 PM

Brigadier Abdul Aziz Al Shamsi, Director of Al Nuaimia Police Station, said that the police had received a complaint from M.E., also of Arab origin, that somebody had stolen money from his apartment. An officer visited the complainant’s apartment and carried out a thorough investigation. He took the fingerprints and talked to the family members in connection with the crime.

The police investigation revealed that the cash was stolen by a family friend who used to visit them regularly. Trusting him, M.E. had told him about the money and where it was kept in the house.

On questioning, the accused admitted to the police that he had visited the apartment when nobody was home and entered the premises using a duplicate key to steal the money.

The case has been transferred to the public prosecution.

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