x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Man who hotwired Nissan Sunny gets three months' jail

Car was stolen in Al Quoz Industrial Area and driven to Al Aweer, where it was sold to another man.

DUBAI // A man who broke into a Nissan Sunny with a metal bar before hot-wiring it, driving off and selling it for Dh9,000 was today sentenced to three months in prison.

The 38-year-old Pakistani who lives in Sharjah confessed to stealing the car on September 6, 2010, from outside its owner's home in Al Quoz Industrial Area. Together with another man, who has not been caught, he drove the car to Al Aweer where they sold it to a third man for Dh9,000.

TK said his share of the proceeds was Dh800. He will be deported after his prison term.

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