1 crore stolen wearing a burqa
1 crore stolen wearing a burqa |Dubai police have arrested a masked male thief wearing a woman’s garment and recovered two lakh 27,000 dirhams stolen from the company.
The thief was arrested four hours after receiving an emergency call from the company and the money was recovered, Brigadier Turk Tehlak, director of the Knife police station, said.
The surveillance team detected the masked thief with the help of cameras, the police officer said. The thief used a tissue to erase the evidence and open drawers in offices within the company.
Knife police say the thief did not break the company’s main door and security cameras could not identify his face and he wore a mask and broke the drawers and stole money.
Police say they compared the thief’s movements with clips from security cameras installed in the area.
During the investigation, the thief confessed to stealing one million forty thousand dirhams and 22,000 US dollars from his own company. The Knife police did not disclose the identity of the thief but were reported to be from an Asian country.
According to police, further investigations are underway from the thief and other employees of the company may also be involved.
The owner of the company thanked Naif police, saying that they had lived in Dubai for many years and always felt safe because of the police.