Two jailed for stealing car to do stunts
 
, Posted on 17-Jul-2017


Two jailed for stealing car to do stunts

ManamaTwo youngsters were thrown behind bars recently for stealing and burning an elderly man’s car in Sitra.

The case was reviewed yesterday by the Fourth High Criminal Court, which adjourned it to October 16.

The youngsters informed the investigators that they stole the vehicle so that they could perform stunts with it and that they burnt it after they crashed it into a pile of sand.

According to court files, the owner of the vehicle is a 90-years-old Bahraini. He notified the police that his vehicle was stolen from near Sitra Secondary Girls’ School and that he found it burnt in an abandoned land in the same area.

The culprits said in the interrogation that they set fire to the backseat of the car before fleeing the scene. Reports confirmed that 70 per cent of the car was destroyed by the flames.

The Public Prosecution accused both of them of arson, endangering lives and properties and using the vehicle against the owner’s well.

DT News Network news@dt.bh


Related News

48 preachers sacked  for violating norms
Jul 23

48 preachers sacked for violating norms

Manama : As many as 48 preachers have been sacked by Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry citing “inefficiency” and violation of guidelines. This was confirmed yesterday in a statement issued by the ministry on the conditions of preachers in the Kingdom and the preaching and guidance...

Read More
Man in the dock for drug peddling
Jul 22

Man in the dock for drug peddling

Manama : An Asian man was arrested recently for selling marijuana worth BD4,000. The 30-year-old sold 2kg of marijuana to an undercover police officer in Juffair in May. The man stood trial before the Higher Criminal Court recently and the judge adjourned the case to August 20. Court files showed that the undercover...

Read More
Terror suspects with Hezbollah links held
Jul 20

Terror suspects with Hezbollah links held

Manama : An investigation has been launched against people who formed an illegal organisation with the aim of defying the law, preventing the state from exercising its responsibilities, assaulting personal freedom and harming national unity, Chief of Terror Crime Prosecution Advocate General Ahmed Al Hammadi...

Read More
Man accused of rape  receives death threats
Jul 20

Man accused of rape receives death threats

Manama : A man who has been receiving death threats from Bahrain and India after he was accused of rape is now seeking legal help.  Indian national Gopal said he was undergoing mental torture after a former Bahrain resident accused him of rape. The woman, with whom he formerly shared a romantic...

Read More
Ministry revokes teaching permit of private school
Jul 19

Ministry revokes teaching permit of private school

Manama : A private school in Bahrain got its teaching permit revoked by Education Ministry yesterday for continuing to violate the laws and regulations, and disregarding the ministry’s repeated warnings. The ministry announced in a statement issued here yesterday that Education Minister Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi...

Read More
Airport staff arrested
Jul 19

Airport staff arrested

Manama : Surveillance cameras installed at the back of an airplane exposed two Bahrain International Airport staff members stealing from passengers’ luggage last week. The two culprits were caught red-handed while stealing from the bags as surveillance cameras installed at the back of an Emirates Airlines plane...

Read More
Bahraini terror suspect killed in Qatif
Jul 16

Bahraini terror suspect killed in Qatif

Manama : A Bahraini terror suspect who is among the most wanted criminals in Saudi Arabia was killed in a security operation in Qatif on Friday. Saudi police confirmed the death of Hassan Mahmoud along with several other wanted terrorists in a shootout in Awamiya village in Qatif. He was included in a list...

Read More
Bahrain court begins hearing on sheltering convicts case
Jul 14

Bahrain court begins hearing on sheltering convicts case

Manama : The High Criminal Court yesterday began hearing in the case of 10 men accused of sheltering four convicts.  One of the sheltered convicts was an accomplice of the men who recently broke out of the Jau Prison, while another had received life imprisonment.  A defendant’s...

Read More
Seven companies in the dock for forging documents
Jul 14

Seven companies in the dock for forging documents

Manama : The Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry has asked the Companies Control Directorate to initiate legal actions against seven commercial establishments in the Kingdom after the ministry found that they filed forged documents through ‘Sijilat’ system.  “Sijilat” is an online...

Read More