Suspected arsonist held after setting 11 cars on fire at Dubai Outlet Mall

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A suspect has been arrested by police after he set fire to 11 cars parked outside Dubai Outlet Mall on Wednesday.

“Upon moving to the scene by the experts involved in the Dubai Police it was revealed that the fire started in a public transport bus and then quickly moved to the neighboring cars, causing the fire of 11 cars from the visitors to the mall,” a statement posted on Dubai Police’s Facebook page read.

They said that the suspect, a bus driver who drives employees to the mall, had an argument with another driver and set fire to the victim’s vehicle and escaped the scene.

Police said the suspect was planning on escaping the country but had been arrested in record time by authorities.

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