A 32-year-old Omani man went on trial before the Dubai Court of First Instance as he was accused of threatening to blow up his family’s house with a gas cylinder. As per official records, the jobless defendant arrived at his family’s house at Al Rashidiya with his friend when his Emirati mother asked his friend to leave the house for an unknown reason. After hearing it he threatened her mother out of anger.

He admitted that he had threatened his mother and also admitted to damaging rear windows of two cars which belonged to his sister. He was charged with stealing Dh23,000 belonging to his sister from the house but he has denied the charge.

In the courtroom, the defendant stated that “I was angry and I’m sorry. I didn’t commit a robbery.”

The 55-year-old Emirati mother said in her statement, “He was angry and damaged the two cars belonging to my daughter. He held a gas cylinder and threatened to blow it up inside the house.”

The mother and other family members left the house and returned only on the next day to find doors of the villa open and two vehicles belonging to the daughter damaged.

The mother said in her statement that she checked the safe in her daughter’s room and found that it was broken into and Dh23,000 was missing. The Dubai Police after getting informed about the incident, the Dubai Police arrested the defendant. They discovered the money in his possession. The next verdict is expected on June 27.

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