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28 February 2024

UAE arrests kidnappers of British businessman

By Wam

UAE State Security in Dubai has successfully arrested three Iranian nationals accused of kidnapping Mr. Abbas Yazdi.

Mrs. Yazdi has reported her husband missing last June.

The security authorities identified the kidnappers and launched investigation to determine the way Mr. Yazdi was abducted.

Forensic reports proved beyond doubt the connection between the suspect and the crime. Security authorities are still investigating to identify Mr. Yazdi’s exact location.

Reports indicated that Mr. Abbas Yazdanpanah Yazdi, born 1969, is a British passport holder of Iranian origin. He is the owner of a public trade company. The security authorities found belongings of the victim in a house rented by the gang leader that was arrested by the State Security in Dubai.

Lt. General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, stated that all the arrested men are holding Iranian national, and they were about to dispose of the victim’s belongings and documents, but the entire operation was well controlled.

Lt. General Dahi Khalfan Tamim added that the suspects were about to celebrate the success of their crime, but they were arrested on the spot.