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24 April 2024

Lankan maid finds herself on camera… with Dh7,400

Camera had recorded footage of 'women changing clothes over the past three to four months'. (Shutterstock)

By Mohammad El Sadafy

A maid who stole Dh7,400 from the home in which she worked found that a video camera installed in the house, caught her red-handed.

Dubai Public Prosecution has referred the accused, BBC, aged 50, to the Criminal Court.

She is also accused of stealing a Samsung mobile phone and a wristwatch.

According to the case, Saif OS, a 30-year-old police sergeant win the UAE, received a call from his wife saying that the maid had run away.

He went home and checked the camera footage. The footage showed the victim going through the home and stealing things, including cash.

He informed the police, who conducted an investigation and arrested the maid..