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Dubai Police Honored For Arresting Thief In Less Than 1 Hour

Two officers of Bur Dubai Police Station have recently honoured for arresting a thief within an hour from receiving the theft report.

Colonel Rashid Al-Shehhi, acting director of Bur Dubai Police Station, praised the swift action and devotion of officers Salim Abdullah Al Balooshi and Ahmad Masnour Samandar in ensuring the emirate’s security and safety. He surprised the duo at the theft scene to thank them and express the force’s gratitude for their speedy action and tireless devotion.

The honourees extended their thanks to the Dubai Police General Command, stressing that this honour is a badge of honour on their chests and an incentive for them to continue working tirelessly towards ensuring the happiness and safety of residents.

The Theft Attempt

Colonel Al-Shehhi revealed that the Dubai Police Command & Control Centre had received an emergency call from a European man whose valuables were stolen from his motorcycle when he was inside a shop in Al Quoz industrial area.

Al-Shehhi indicated that the two policemen immediately responded to the report and listened to the testimony of the victim and witnesses.

“They reviewed a recording from a nearby surveillance camera were able to identify the thief,” “they then swept the area and neighbouring blocks until they located the suspect and arrested him,” Al-Shehhi added.

Thank You Dubai Police

The European man, who has been living in Dubai since 1999, expressed in a letter addressed to the Dubai Police General Command his thanks to the two police officers for their prompt response in arresting the thief and recovering his valuables.


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