Indian worker steals cash, goods from Dubai supermarket

Dubai, Jan 13 (IANS) An Indian worker here has pleaded guilty to charges of theft at a local supermarket, a newspaper reported on Friday.

According to the report in the Khaleej Times, the 22-year-old painter sneaked into a supermarket in Hor Al Anz locality on October 11 at night and hid there until it closed to steal cash and goods worth $8,167 (Dh30,000).

The man pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to the charges and said he committed the theft using sharp tools in which the property was damaged, said the daily.

Court records showed that he had an accomplice who is still at large.

“We arrested the worker on November 22 in Sharjah and his fingerprints matched the samples lifted from the crime scene,” said the police.

The police seized the mobile recharge cards from the accused’s place and found money wiring receipts and ($592) Dh2,175 in cash.