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Mahmoud Mohsen/ Adnan Okasha, Staff Reporters
Sharjah Police General Headquarters are investigating the finding of an anonymous body of an Asian in Industrial Area 10.
The Operations Room at the Sharjah Police General Headquarters received a tipoff on Tuesday alerting that an unidentified body of an Asian was found in a warehouse in the Industrial Area 10.
Instantly on receiving the tipoff, Teams of the Criminal lab, Crime scene and the National Ambulance were rushed to the scene.
When the body was examined, it was found it had been stabbed in the abdomen and legs.
On the other hand, the Ras Al Khaimah Police, represented by the Criminal Investigation Department, arrested four Africans on charges of attempting to steal money from an automated teller machine (ATM).
Thanks to their high professionalism in dealing with security issues, the emirate’s police were able to arrest the suspects within 24 hours, said Major General Ali Abdullah Bin Alwan, Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police.
According to Brigadier Abdullah Ali Menkhas, Director General of Police Operations, the operations room received a report about an attempt to rob an ATM and when the ATM was examined, it was found that the robbers tried to cut off the wiring of the ATM but the robbers could not open it.
Following intensive investigations, the work team formed to track the robbers down, could identify the suspects who were arrested in their place of residence together with the devices used in their attempt to open the ATM.
In an unrelated development, the Dubai Criminal Court on Wednesday jailed a 22-year-old African maid for three months to be followed by deportation for stealing items from her employer house and fleeing after pretending to be sick.
The victim testified that she was at work on the morning of the incident when her daughter returned from college and the maid told her she was sick. The daughter reportedly gave her medicine but at 11 am she carried a bag, left the house and never returned. The girl called her mother and told her the maid had escaped.
The gangsters reportedly attacked the shop, threatened the employees and stole money of different currencies that amounted to over Dhs2 million.
The Sharjah Police General Directorate, together with the Traffic Awareness and Media Department, is continuing its tyre-safety awareness campaign for road travellers, in line with the Ministry of Interior’s objective of making the roads safe for users.
Sharjah Police have appealed to members of the society via their social networking platforms in Arabic and English for anyone who has information about the missing Indian boy, Mohammad Parvez, to contact on these numbers (80040 or 06-5943210).
As many as 70 inmates who have been waiting for air tickets and minor fines to pay will fly home within week as the arrangements are in the final phase. Arranging tickets and others have been made possible with the cooperation of community philanthropists, Pakistan Consulate in Dubai and Northern Emirates and more importantly the government officials.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS), praised the achievements made by the university throughout its pioneering career, which included great development in all scientific, academic, research, administrative and other fields, which brought it to high international ratings.
Two Africans and two Asians killed a guard at a site under construction after gagging and tying him down while he was sleeping to steal electrical cables. The Criminal Court sentenced the two Africans to seven years in jail and sentenced the Asian ones to three years in jail. The Court of Appeal, however, increased the sentence to 10 years against the two Africans and to five years against the two Asians.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld an appeal verdict obligating a man to pay his ex-wife Dhs3,100,000.
The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has announced the opening of registrations for the Sharjah Children’s Book Award and SCRF Visually Impaired Book Award. The deadline for receiving entries for both the awards is Sunday, March 13, 2022.