Seven-member gang of thieves held

SHARJAH — Seven members of an Asian gang have been arrested by Sharjah Police for several thefts in the Sharjah Industrial area.


Amira Agarib

Published: Sun 22 Jun 2008, 1:54 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 6:34 PM

Acting on reports of thefts from a number of shop owners, the police set a trap for the culprits and arrested them while they were trying to break into a shop in the industrial area, said Major Yousuf Al Naqbi, Director of Criminal Investigation in Sharjah Police.

They have been referred to Public Prosecution.

Meanwhile, a Pakistani worker of a contracting company died on Thursday after accidentally falling off a scaffolding from the fifth floor.

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