Man who dressed up as woman to steal held

The Sharjah Police have arrested a man who allegedly dressed as a woman and stole credit cards from a person. The accused reportedly used the credit cards to shop at various outlets in Khorfakkan.


Afkar Ali Ahmed

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Published: Wed 19 Mar 2014, 1:21 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 5:19 PM

The impersonator was discovered after the person he stole from spotted him at a petrol pump using the former’s credit card. He tried to confront the thief, who managed to escape.

The complainant contacted the Khorfakkan police, who zeroed in on the suspect and arrested him. Investigations revealed that the accused stole the identity and credit cards of the complainant from his car, which was parked outside his house.

The Sharjah Police urged residents to refrain from keeping valuable items in their cars.

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