x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Police arrest Ajman burglary gang

The men confessed to breaking into 19 shops this year, including 15 in Ajman.

Police in Ajman have arrested four Arab men suspected of breaking into shops in the emirate.

Brig Abdullah Seif Al Matroushi, the director general of Ajman Police CID, said they had received several complaints from shop owners about break ins at night.

Officers formed a team to trace the thieves and suspicion fell on four men. After completing all the legal procedures the men were arrested and confessed to breaking into 19 shops this year, 15 in Ajman and four in different emirates. Police searched their car and recovered stolen goods worth a total Dh230,000. The suspects have been referred to prosecutors.

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