ROP news and updates: Two Asians held for stealing excavation equipment

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Officials from Barka Police Station have arrested two Asians on charges of stealing a number of excavation equipment.

The two were held after police received a number of complaints from different project sites along the Batinah Expressway. The two have confessed to the crime and have been referred to the Public Prosecution for further investigation.

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34,250 packs of banned cigarettes seized in Buraimi

Customs officials at the Buraimi borderpost foiled an attempt to smuggle 34,250 packs of banned cigarettes.

An ROP official said the accused had hidden the smuggled goods in a mobile cold storage used for vegetables.

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