Dubai Police arrest bag snatchers in less than 48 hours

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on August 23, 2019
AI-based technologies, Dubai Police, Arabs, Bur Dubai.

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The police used latest AI-based technologies to identify the suspects in record time.

The Dubai Police have arrested two Arabs for snatching purses from women on the streets of Bur Dubai.

The duo would move around on a bike in areas of Bur Dubai Police's jurisdiction zone targeting women, said Brigadier Jamal Al Jallaf, director of the Criminal Investigation Department of Dubai Police.

"Upon receiving the first report, an investigative unit was formed to carry out thorough investigations using latest AI-based technologies applied at Dubai Police Data Analysis Centre," Al Jallaf added.

Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, praised the efforts and professionalism of the field team of the Dubai Police Criminal Investigation Department, who were able to arrest the culprits within 48 hours of the first report.

Major General Expert Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, expressed the force's graduate to the Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police for he had thanked the force's members for their dedication and innovation in investigating and arresting the suspect.

He also appreciated the follow up of Dubai Police's Commander-in-chief on the Data Analysis Centre at the General Department of Criminal Investigation and the use latest technologies and systems to identify the suspects, in record time.

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