Suspected factory thieves arrested

Director-General of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science announced today the arrest of 17 Asians for their involvement in stealing electrical cables worth BD1 million from a closed factory in Hidd industrial area.

He said that an investigation launched after the case was reported that included the deployment of the crime scene team to the site to collect evidence.

The suspects were identified and arrested and the vehicles used in the robbery and the stolen items seized. The theft was carried out in different periods and by various groups.

He said that legal proceedings were taken and the case was referred to the Public Prosecution. (MOI)

Source: Bahrain News Agency