Two maids arrested in Sharjah over Dh275,000 theft

The Ethiopian woman was arrested at her home and confessed to the thefts, saying the crime was masterminded by her employer’s full-time maid.

Two maids have been arrested on suspicion of stealing Dh275,000 from their Iraqi employer.

AKQ notified Sharjah Police after the money and four cell phones went missing from his home in Sharjah. He also suspected his part-time maid had absconded, reported Al Ittihad, the Arabic language sister paper of The National.

The Ethiopian woman was arrested at her home and confessed to the thefts, saying the crime was masterminded by her employer’s full-time maid..

She told police she handed the stolen items to a male compatriot who worked for a cargo company in another emirate and asked him to smuggle them to their home country.

The man was arrested and denied any knowledge of the theft. The three were referred to public prosecution in Sharjah.

newsdesk@thenational.ae

Published: May 19, 2014 04:00 AM

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