Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
A gang of three Asians, were arrested and referred to criminal court, along with two other runaway accomplices, for mugging over Dhs15,000 from a couple in one of Dubai’s residential buildings.
The incident date back to last September, when the couple were awoken up by the defendants at 6:00am, who forced themselves inside the apartment.
The gang allegedly beat up the two victims and searched all over their place for goods to steal.
They stole a wallet containing Dhs15,800 in cash, the couple’s phones, and gold necklace and ring from the female victim.
The defendants are now under prosecution on robbery and assault charges, with a long period of jail-time expected for them.
The case dates back to last October, when the two victims filed a robbery report, pointing out that they were assigned by their company to cash a Dhs4 million cheque and had headed out to a bank in Sheikh Zayed Road.
The victim mentioned that he was parking near a hotel when the defendants approached him and forced themselves inside his vehicle then put a knife to his face.
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A woman filed a lawsuit against a women’s salon in which she requested the court to obligate the salon to pay her Dhs100,000 in compensation for the burns she sustained by mistake when her nails were trimmed and decorated with acrylic. She said this substance was left on her fingers for a long period and consequently caused finger burns of second and third degrees.
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His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved the start of the first phase of land levelling for the residential areas in Al Shannouf 1-6, totalling 3,000 plots of land at 50 plots in each area.
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