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Dubai: 4 gang members jailed for Dh191,000 robbery at trading company

They had also assaulted an accountant



Agencies file
Agencies file
by

Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 8:05 AM

Last updated: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 8:06 AM

A gang of four members has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for stealing Dh191,000 from a safe.

The Dubai Criminal Court has handed down a three-year jail sentence to a gang of four expats for stealing Dh191,000 from a safe inside a trading company after assaulting the accountant. The incident took place in Dubai's Al Nakhil area, according to case details.

A security guard charged of being involved in the robbery, by facilitating the gang, was acquitted by the court. .

The case dates back to September 2021, when the manager of a general trading company in Dubai filed a report stating that a gang had carried out a robbery at the company he worked for. They had also assaulted accounts officer, he added.

A police team investigated the site of the incident and collected evidence, finger prints as well as reviewing the CCTV footage.

The footage helped in identifying the suspects and arresting them.

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During interrogation, they confessed to their crime and were referred to Public Prosecution.

The convicts will be deported after serving their prison term.


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