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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
An Asian gang of five men was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment, followed by deportation for stealing boxes of spices from a warehouse in Dubai.
A fine of Dhs56,000 was also imposed on the gang.
The robbery dates back to last October, when an employee discovered that the warehouse was broken into and 49 boxes of spices were missing.
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Surveillance cameras revealed that the identity of five gang members who had stolen the boxes and transposed them through a mini van.
Three of the defendants were arrested, while the other two are still on the run.
On being interrogated, they admitted that they had connived to rob stores in the Frij Al- arar area after monitoring them and making sure the area was clear of pedestrians.
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