22-12 months-Previous Nigerian Arrested By Dubai Police For On-line Courting Rip-off
A 22 year-old Nigerian is on trial on the Dubai Court docket of First Occasion after robbing a Turkish nationwide of about $8,200.
In accordance with court docket information, the Nigerian lured his sufferer through a courting app, locked him inside a lodge residence and stole his cash.
Aided by different suspects nonetheless at giant, the Nigerian made a social media account to deceive the sufferer who went to a flat within the Al Barsha space believing he’ll meet a woman he got here throughout on social media.
An Emirati policeman testified that the sufferer, of Turkish origin, reported the incident after the defendant assaulted him and stole his cash.
The gang lured the sufferer to the residence, closed the door, tied his arms, assaulted him and threatened to kill him.
“I used to be assaulted by the suspects and so they withdraw Dh30,000($8,167) from checking account utilizing my financial institution card and particulars. They had been three males and a girl,” the sufferer stated in response to police information.
Dubai Public Prosecution charged the 22-year-old Nigerian for locking the sufferer inside an residence, theft, and utilizing his bank card with out authorisation.
The Nigerian will stay in custody till the trial begins on July 16, experiences Gulf Information.