Dubai police recover $544 mln from wanted persons in first half

Major General Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police for Criminal Investigation. (Supplied)

Dubai Police has revealed that the department of the locally wanted managed to recover $544 million (2 billion dirhams) financial claims from those they arrested – 7,603 wanted persons - during the first six months of this year.

Ninety-nine percent of international warrants received by the international wanted department were executed.

Major General Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police for Criminal Investigation, revealed that the department succeeded in arresting 111 wanted persons through the international warrants.

Colonel Saeed al-Qamzi, deputy director of the Wanted department of the General Department of Investigation and Criminal Investigation in Dubai Police, stated that the locally wanted teams succeeded in arresting a defendant with 41 financial claims worth $15.24 million (56 million dirhams).

It also managed to catch another defendant who had 54 financial claims against him worth $5 million (18.5 million dirhams). He had managed to hide for several years in several ways.

Col. Qamzi pointed out that during the first half of this year 16 wanted persons from the UAE were received from other countries, while 111 wanted persons were handed over to other countries which requested them.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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