The Dubai Courts.
PHOTO BY ARCHIVE
DUBAI – Two Afghan men who caused a gas explosion at a Dubai farm landed in court to face charges of arson, forgery and illegal possession and sale of gas cylinders.
The case was uncovered after the gas explosion set of a fire in the farm. A police investigation led to the duo’s arrest. One of the men had burn marks on his body when he was arrested.
Police confiscated 112 gas cylinders in their possession.
According to police investigation, the duo bought gas cylinders in Ajman and refilled them in the room they rented in the farm in Al Aweer.
There, they illegally refilled the cylinders and used fake Dubai government stickers on the gas cylinders that they intended to sell.
A verdict is expected on October 22. ICA/Expat Media
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