Dubai police nab Dh5 million security guard thief

UAE – The Dubai Police have arrested a security guard who stole Dh5 million from a money transport vehicle heading to an ATM in a shopping mall.

The Kenyan security guard went with an accomplice to Deira City Centre, told his colleague that he wanted to go to the toilet, took the money and disappeared.

The police arrested him at a flat in Al Nahda area in Sharjah last week. He was apprehended in an apartment, sharing bed-space with other Africans. Police recovered a part of the missing amount from his possession. He told the police that he gave the rest of the money to his partner who has gone missing.