Three arrested in connection to 16 robberies throughout UAE

During interrogations, the three confessed to the travel agency break in and to robbing 16 other businesses around Sharjah and carrying out six robberies in Ajman and Dubai.

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SHARJAH // Three men have been arrested in connection with a series of thefts in the eastern region of the emirate.

Pakistanis M A H, A S M and A N G, were detained by officers from the Criminal Investigation Department after allegedly breaking into a travel agency in Khor Fakkhan. According to police, the men gained access by breaking the front door. Officers examined the scene and were able to identify and locate the suspects.

During interrogations, the three confessed to the travel agency break in and to robbing 16 other businesses around Sharjah and carrying out six robberies in Ajman and Dubai.

One of the men had previously been deported from the UAE and banned from re-entering the country. All three were referred to Khor Fakhan Public Prosecution.

Police urged store owners to make sure their businesses are secure and install CCTV cameras.

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