Piece of glass helps Dubai cops solve 4-yr-old robbery

Dubai - Four-member gang is facing trial at a Dubai court.



Reuters file photo used for illustrative purpose.
Reuters file photo used for illustrative purpose.

By Hesham Salah

Published: Mon 25 Jan 2021, 4:08 PM

Last updated: Mon 25 Jan 2021, 4:14 PM

A shard of glass led the Dubai Police to a gang of four robbers for a crime they had committed over four years ago. The police traced them with fingerprints lifted off a broken piece of glass.

The gang is facing trial at a Dubai court for the crime.

According to public prosecution files, the four defendants had robbed a grocery store in Al Nakheel on November 21, 2016. They broke open the glass door of the grocery and fled with Dh5,000.

The police discovered a piece of glass with fingerprints and identified one of the suspects. On arresting him, he led the police to the other three.

hesham@khaleejtimes.com


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