The victim says the group of men who told him that they were police CID and kidnapped him when he was trying to get off his car with a case containing Dh100,000.
Sharjah Police on Saturday arrested a gang comprising four Asians who posed as CID officers to kidnap a man and rob him of Dh100,000.
The police CID official said that Sharjah Police, in cooperation with Dubai Police, managed to arrest the gang members — three Bangladeshis and a Pakistani — on charges of posing as CID officers, kidnapping and robbery of Dh100,000 that was in the possession of the victim.
He explained that a Bangladeshi man lodged complaint at Al Gharb Police Station about a group of men who told him that they were police CID and kidnapped him when he was trying to get off his car with a case containing the amount.
He said the suspects were wearing the Emirati national dress and one of them flashed a police identity card. They forced him to get in their car and them drove around in Sharjah City. They then drove to Dubai where he was asked to get off and hand over the case. The victim also told the police that two of the suspects assaulted him while he was in their car.
Based on the information, the police formed a search team and found that one of the suspects was in Dubai. Sharjah CID officers, with the help of Dubai CID officers, identified the suspect Y.K.A. of Bangladeshi nationality. He confessed to the crime after being arrested and led the police to the other suspects — A.M.H. from Pakistan, and M.A.H. and M.A.A. from Bangladesh.
Based on their confession the police referred them to public prosecution.