The victim leaves the doors open to prevent him from being robbed
An engineer confronts a thief who sneaked into his house despite his injury
The accused hit the victim in the face with a screwdriver in his possession. Archives
The Dubai Criminal Court is looking into a case in which an unemployed Arab (63 years old) is accused of stealing a villa and assaulting its occupant.
According to the case papers, the accused infiltrated at dawn the villa of an Arab engineer, taking advantage that the latter did not close its gate or its main door, to exclude him being robbed, according to his testimony in the investigations of the Public Prosecution. During that time, he was injured in the face, and the accused was referred to the Public Prosecution in Dubai, and from there to the Criminal Court, which began his trial.
The victim said during the investigations of the Public Prosecution that he was in his house in the Al-Garhoud area when he heard a strange sound in the hall, so he went out and saw the accused, then shouted at him, and as soon as the accused saw him he ran and went down from the first floor to the ground trying to escape, but the victim caught him, and a fierce fight took place Between them, he was hit through, but he didn't let him run away.
He added that he has been staying at the house for 10 years with his wife, children and mother, and it is customary not to close the villa door at night or even its external gate.
He pointed out that the defendant was wearing a mask and gloves, likely to have sneaked through the back door, given that he tried to use it to escape, pointing out that he was holding a "screwdriver" who attacked him when he tried to catch him, but he did not let go until his wife got out of The room summoned the police, who arrested the accused, while he was taken to hospital by ambulance.
A Dubai Police witness said, "The accused was in a state of drunkenness when the residents of the house caught him, and when he asked why he broke into the villa, he replied that he was not conscious," noting that he hit the victim in the face with a screwdriver he was in possession of.
The accused was in a state of drunkenness when the residents of the house caught him, and upon his question about the reason for breaking into the villa, he replied that he was not conscious.