Theft of jewelry and gems from two villas, worth a million dirhams
The Dubai Criminal Court has begun the trial of unemployed Asians who formed a gang and stole jewelry that included precious stones and a large number of gold jewelry, watches and diamonds from a villa owned by a woman and her family in Dubai.
The Dubai Public Prosecution also referred the same defendants in the case of the robbery of another nearby villa, stealing five precious hours from it, in addition to jewelry, gem stones, 20 pieces of diamonds, and other items. The price of the stolen items that they seized from these two villas only is estimated at more than one million dirhams. They threw an iron safe and a bag containing gold artifacts into the sea after it was stolen, in order to hide the traces of the crime.
The investigations in the first case reported that one of the defendants went to the victim's house and knocked on the door, and when he was sure that no one was present, then he fenced his wall and broke the lock of the back door, reaching the victim's bedroom, and found the door of the iron safe and opened it and stole its contents, while the other was waiting for him. In front of the door of the house.
The victim of a European nationality reported that she was outside the house and her servant informed her of the occurrence of theft, and when she came, she discovered that one or more persons had entered the villa through her back door, and seized the contents of an iron safe in which she was keeping her jewelry and cash.
In the second case, an Asian maid reported that she was sleeping in her private room outside the villa and she woke up to a sound, and was surprised by the police officers present in front of the neighboring villa, and she was afraid and entered the yard of the house where she works, and saw the effects of shoes and a break into the outer door.
Climbing into her sponsor's bedroom, she saw a stumbling block inside her, as an unknown person managed to break the locker in the dressing room and steal its contents, so she immediately informed her employer.
For his part, a Dubai police witness said that a report was received from the Command and Control Center about the accident, so he went to the site with the work team and determined the criminal method in which it was committed.
By searching and investigating, it was found that similar reports were committed in the same manner by the defendants, who were prepared for an ambush and caught red-handed and admitted that they committed the aforementioned crimes.
And by searching the residence of the first accused, a vehicle that was in his possession seized a set of gold jewelry, and tools used in committing crimes.
He referred to the transfer with the first accused who was guided to the Palm Jumeirah area, specifically to the beachfront opposite the Atlantis Hotel, and the frogmen were used and two bags containing tools used in theft and another seized gold jewelry inside, were also recovered, and the two defendants admitted to throwing it in The sea to hide the traces of crime.
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