x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Thieving gang caught by Sharjah Police

Fingerprints at the scenes of the crimes led to their capture, police say.

SHARJAH // Police have arrested a gang of Nigerian and Bangladeshi men they say are responsible for breaking into car spares shops in Sharjah and clearing out their safes of cash and valuables.

Police said they were able to identify the gang after fingerprints were found at the scenes and lead them to a Nigerian man in Dubai. With the help of Dubai Police, the man was apprehended and taken in for questioning. He confessed to working with a seven other men to carry out the crimes and led police to his accomplices.

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