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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
An Asian gang of 9 was sentenced to a year in jail and a Dhs35,000 fine for 7 of them for committing robbery in Dubai.
The gang had planned to rob a warehouse in Al Qouz Area, and managed to steal medical supplies worth Dhs35,000.
Official records indicate that they had broken into the warehouse using a metal object, and transferred the stolen items using two different vehicle driven by their accomplices.
The robbery was reported to police, and investigations revealed the identity of the accomplices who were caught committing a similar robbery.
The gang admitted to robbing the medical supplies and selling them in pieces at shops, besides splitting the money among each member.
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