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02 March 2024

Gang of car-jackers busted in Sharjah

By Mohammed El Sadafy

Sharjah Police arrested a gang of 12 suspects who specialised in stealing and dismantling cars before smuggling them out of the country.

They stole only a particular brand of cars, according to CID of Sharjah Police.

Of the suspects four are Pakistanis and others Bangladeshis.

The arrests followed at least 14 complaints from car owners in the recent past.

Some of the suspects have been residing illegally in the country after their visit visas expired.

They have confessed to the crime and said that they stole vehicles, dismantled them and then smuggled them out of the country to sell the spare parts.

They will be referred to Public Prosecution.