Thieves arrested in Oman for stealing money from vehicles

Muscat: The ROP’s Directorate General of Criminal Investigation in Muscat arrested two persons of Arab nationality on Tuesday for stealing money from a vehicle

As per the details of the modus operandi, the defendants used to keep a watch on the bank customers withdrawing large amounts of money and then followed their vehicles. When the vehicle stopped at a place, they break open the glass and seize the money. They were caught red-handed while carrying out an operation by the police.

ROP has called on citizens and residents to exercise caution when visiting banking institutions and not to leave cash in their vehicles after withdrawing money from ATMs to avoid theft.