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Ehab Atta, Staff Reporter
A 26-year-old African visitor was sentenced to six months in prison to be followed by deportation over stealing Dhs86,000 from an Asian tourist with the help of two others in a massage centre.
The details of the case go back to the time when the victim was in Naif area to buy some electrical appliances from a shop, where he was told to wait two hours until the goods were processed. He preferred to walk around the area instead of waiting in the shop. While roaming, he was offered a massage session by the defendant. He agreed and accompanied her to a flat which he found portioned by curtains. She actually began massaging him and later seduced him, but he refrained. After that, two women stormed the place and assaulted him. They snatched the bag that contained the money and ran away. He ran after them and managed to catch the defendant with the help of passers-by.
An unemployed African woman, 34, lured an Asian man, 33, with her accomplices and stole Dhs60,000 from his possession.
An Asian man, 48, sought the help of two policemen who he knew very well to arrest the son of his partner, 24, and force him to sign a promissory note for Dhs132,000 in financial obligations to be paid by his partner.
A trespasser insulted police officers and bragged about being an American, the Dubai Criminal Court heard on Monday.
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Both stations have pick-up and drop-off points, parking for waiting /standby buses, and parking spaces for taxis, employees, visitors as well as bike racks. The facilities also include air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned shelters, furnished public rest houses, prayer rooms for men and women, staff offices, public toilets and a children’s corner.
The Asian defendants - a female supervisor, a waiter, a cook, the waiter’s colleague and a cashier teamed up to steal money, food, juice and salads on several occasions from March to July 9, the Criminal Court heard.