Pakistani suspects used to steal and sell construction materials from buildings under construction, committing incidents worth 325,000 riyals
Riyadh (Nexhnews. March 31, 2021) Millions of Pakistanis living in Saudi Arabia are sending billions of rupees in foreign exchange to Pakistan every year to support its weak economy, while also playing a major role in the development and prosperity of Saudi Arabia. ۔ However, due to the daily theft, robbery and other illegal activities by a few hundred criminal Pakistanis residing in the country, the remaining millions of Pakistani immigrants also face humiliation.
In a week, it has become common for Pakistanis to report five to seven incidents. Another Pakistani gang involved in several robberies has been arrested in Riyadh. According to Riyadh police spokesman Khalid al-Kridis, they were arrested. 4 Pakistanis used to steal construction materials and valuables from the buildings under construction and sell them cheaply in the market.
The accused have confessed to the incidents worth a total of 325,000 riyals. After registering a case of theft against the accused, they have been handed over to the public prosecution which will complete the legal proceedings in the next few days. I will present them in court and prosecute them. A few days ago, a group of four Pakistanis was also arrested for stealing construction materials and several other devices, including electric cables, from buildings under construction.
Earlier, Mecca police arrested six migrants involved in a major robbery of 6.5 million riyals. All the accused belonged to Pakistan. Who stopped a van full of cash of a business entity and looted the amount of 649,000 riyals in it. A Mecca police media spokesman said the Pakistani robbers, who robbed a company van, had been involved in several incidents in the past.