Dubai: 7 jailed for running gambling den in a clothing store

The court also ordered the convicts to pay a fine of Dh100,000



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Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Sun 10 Apr 2022, 10:28 AM

A gang of seven Asians was sentenced to three months imprisonment after being convicted of running a gambling den in a clothing store in the Al Fahidi area.

The Dubai Criminal Court also ordered the convicts to pay a fine of Dh100,000.

The court ordered their deportation from the country after their prison sentence.

A Dubai Police officer uncovered an Asian gang who ran a gambling den inside a clothing store in the Al Fahidi area.

According to the policeman's statement in the investigations, while combing the area under ​​​​the jurisdiction of the Raffa Police, he saw people of Asian origin writing some numbers and exchanging money through a glass window of a vacant clothing store. He also saw them working on computers inside the store.

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After observing the activity and confirming his suspicion, the officer called the patrols for support and arrested them red-handed.

They all confessed to their crime and were referred to the Public Prosecution.


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