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Timely response from Sharjah authorities prevented the stolen gold items from being smuggled abroad. Image Credit: Sharjah Police

Sharjah: Sharjah Police foiled an attempt to export gold stolen during a late-night heist at a jewellery shop in the city of Khor Fakkan.

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Stolen jewellery, valued at around Dh800,000, was recovered before it was shipped through one of the country’s ports.

The Police Operations Room was informed that a gold shop in Khor Fakkan was robbed late at night.

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The stolen items. Within the first hours of receiving the report, the security team was able to determine the identities of the gang members. Image Credit: Sharjah Police

The police swung into action, and a security team was formed to investigate the crime.

Within first hours, the team was able to uncover the identities of the gang members and moves are underway to arrest them.

Investigations and search operations led to the stolen gold in a shipping container at one of the ports.

Case filed

The case has been referred to the Public Prosecution.

Sharjah Police called on individuals and owners of commercial establishments to secure their establishments with security systems and cooperate with security services.


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Police also urged community members to immediately report anyone or groups who threatens the stability of society.