x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Men deny stealing jewellery found in bathroom ceiling

An assistant mechanical engineer stole Dh60,000 in jewellery from a house where he was doing maintenance work, court hears.

A court heard yesterday that an assistant mechanical engineer stole Dh60,000 in jewellery from a house where he was doing maintenance work.

The Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance charged R K, 28, of India, with theft for allegedly stealing the jewellery and Dh500 in cash.

Prosecutors said RK stole the valuables, which were hidden in the ceiling of a bathroom in the house, after finding them while doing maintenance on the air-conditioning system. Two other people are accused of helping RK to hide the gold.

In court yesterday, the men denied the charges.

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