Dubai Police seize Dh35m in stolen jewellery
Dubai: An Emirati man was arrested for buying jewellery worth 35 Million Dh using cheques that bounced, Dubai Police revealed on Saturday.
Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Dubai Police Chief, said the man was arrested in cooperation with the Omani authorities in Oman, where he went to sell the jewellery.
He added that it is noteworthy that the operation took place before any of the victims reported the crime. The operation was based on confidential information received by Dubai Police’s Criminal Investigation Department.
The Emirati man, M.S.A, used his previous employment with a well-known figure in the UAE to trick the jewellers.
Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said that the police received information that a man was visiting multiple jewellery shops wanting to buy their most expensive jewellery and watches and would ask them to bring what he chose to a hotel room in a luxury hotel.