Al Mazeina: The Man who didn’t sleep so we could

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Al Mazeina: The Man who didn’t sleep so we could

Dubai - He worked tirelessly until his last day.

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Published: Fri 25 Nov 2016, 8:41 AM

Last updated: Fri 25 Nov 2016, 6:26 PM

Dubai Police Chief Lieutenant General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina passed away last night following a heart attack.
Early report: Dubai Police Chief Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina passes away
In 2008, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, issued a decree, appointing him as Deputy Commander in Chief of the Dubai Police.
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Al Mazeina succeeded Lt General Dhahi Khalfan, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, on November 23, 2013. On July 3, 2016, Shaikh Mohammed issued a decree and promoted him to Lt General.
Al Mazeina served Dubai Police for over 33 years, and served at the General Department of Anti-Narcotics since June 20, 1993. He was appointed as Deputy Director of Criminal Investigation department on January 3, 2004.
He led the police team from the front and solved a lot of cases, including the assassination of a Hamas leader Dubai, the octopus operation, murder of Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim, Wafi Mall heist in 2009, rape of Pakistani boy in mosque , the mystery death of Jordanian missing boy who was kidnapped from Sharjah and raped in Dubai, the case of the headless woman and solved the mystery death of Wadeema.                       
Dubai Police has turned it logo black and white as a mark of respect, and condolences have flooded social media.
He worked tirelessly until his last day. On Thursday evening, Al Mazeina attended the Government Innovations ceremony organised by the Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation (MBRCGI).
As Shaikh Mansour bin Mohamed said on his Instagram account to mourn the death of Al Mazeina, May he rest in peace. May God have mercy on the man who do not sleep to make people sleep and safe.

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A photo posted by Mansoor bin Mohammed Almaktoum (@mansoorbinmohammed) on
Watch Dubai Police Chief Al Mazeina attending a government ceremony on Thursday evening, the same night he passed away.

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