The Dubai Criminal Court ruled that three unemployed Africans be imprisoned for six months, and a fine of 369,000 dirhams, which is the value of phones stolen from an electronics store, in addition to 14,725 dirhams they robbed during the execution of the theft.
The defendants did not congratulate the robbery booty, consisting of 86 modern smartphones, the iPhone model, the value of which exceeds 354,000 dirhams, in addition to the cash amount. .
The victim, the owner of the shop, said that he received a call in the early hours of the morning from a friend of his, in which he confirmed that the door of his shop had been broken, so he went there directly to find an iron lever lying in front of the door, so he quickly informed the police.
A witness from Dubai Police confirmed that the search and investigation team was able to accurately determine the gang’s itinerary, and document the movements of its members through surveillance cameras, which showed three pedestrians carrying suspicious backpacks.
He added that they went to the shop, and two people entered and the third took over the monitoring process, and the first and third defendants stayed for minutes inside the shop and then got out of it, pointing out that the team reached their whereabouts and arrested them, and then reached the fourth defendant, who handed them over the stolen items for disposal, and it turned out that they were from holders of precedents.