Jeddah skyline Saudi Arabia
Residential and commercial properties sit on the city skyline beside a highway in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Image Credit: Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi: Saudi police have arrested a two-member gang who allegedly stole nine cars, dismantled them and sold their parts, police said.

Two Saudis, aged between 40s and 50s, were arrested after they allegedly taking cars in several Jeddah neighbourhoods, a spokesperson for Mecca police said.

“The gang’s main line of business was to steal cars, dismantle them and sell their parts,” the spokesperson added.

The men were referred to prosecution pending further investigation and trial, police said.