A 24-year-old Arab youth was arrested by police on burglary charges after he robbed a supermarket in Dubai of a telephone card and Dhs470. The case dates back to last February.
An African watchman and his five runaway accomplices were prosecuted and referred to criminal court after they assaulted and robbed two brothers of Dhs2,000 in Dubai.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced an African woman to 3 months in prison and fined her Dhs200,000 on charges of possessing counterfeit dollars and defrauding an Asian seller.
The victims testified that while they were standing at a Dubai shop’s parking spot, the defendant approached them and suddenly slapped them both and claimed to be an undercover police officer.
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.
The incident dates back to last November, when police were tipped-off about the defendant’s possession of counterfeit money and his intention of selling it.
A 38-year-old Asian visitor was arrested and referred to criminal court on drug trafficking charges for smuggling 258g of heroin into the country.
An all-women gang, pretending to manage an online fake massage service lured a man, held him in captivity and robbed him of Dhs25,000 inside a Dubai apartment.
Case dates back to last November when the victim filed a robbery report, claiming that the defendant approached him and his brother in a shopping mall’s parking lot, and introduced himself as an undercover police officer.