Six Asian women arrested for burglaries across Doha

January 01, 2014 - 5:00:12 am

Three of the women with part of the booty stolen from several homes.

DOHA: Six Asian women have been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department for burglaries, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement yesterday. 

Officials received information about thefts in houses and residential buildings in Doha and began extensive investigation to gather information about the women which were working as two groups. Two groups of female police followed them under the supervision of a patrol team following directives by Public Prosecution. 

They arrested one suspect involved in a theft and others were rounded up based on information provided by her. 

The women confessed to crimes and disclosed details about the places they had burgled. Police also found a large number of stolen items during a raid on their residence. The women have been referred to authorities for legal proceedings, the ministry said. 

The Peninsula

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