Dubai: Driver threatens to kill employer’s baby, steals money and jewelry worth 5 million dirhams – News

The accused held a knife to the child’s neck

Published: Tue, May 10, 2022, 10:46 AM

Last update: Tue, May 10, 2022, 11:42 AM

An Asian driver threatened to kill his employer’s child and stole 3 million dirhams in cash.

The man, accompanied by four accomplices, broke into his employer’s room with his eight-month-old baby and threatened to kill the child with a knife.

The victim said he was surprised to see his driver holding his baby in his arms, threatening to kill him if she refused to hand over the contents of a safe.

He then stole 2 million dirhams in cash and jewelry worth 3 million dirhams from the safe, then fled.

Dubai police arrested the five perpetrators in an apartment where they were about to leave the country with the stolen items.

During interrogation, they all admitted to the crime and were sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay a fine of 6 million dirhams.