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European man in abaya arrested for robbing Dubai villa


DUBAI – A European man has been arrested for robbing a villa, according to Dubai Police.

Police said the suspect had worn an abaya and a niqab during the robbery. Police did not give further details about his identity.

According to investigators, the European man broke into the villa by using a small saw. He also opened the safe with a sharp tool.

Forensics experts were able to find fragments of copper on the suspect’s clothes, which they matched with those taken from the safe.

During police interrogation, the suspect confessed to robbing the villa. Police also seized an abaya and niqab at his apartment. ICA/Expat Media

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