Frankincense thieves arrested: Royal Oman Police
October 11, 2017 | 2:11 PM
by Times News Service

Muscat: Nine suspects were arrested for stealing frankincense in Dhofar, Royal Oman Police announced.

The Department of Criminal Investigation led by Dhofar police arrested nine suspects, including three citizens, after they stole large amounts of frankincense from a warehouse in the Sahlnout in Wilayat Salalah.

"The accused entered the farm late at night, assaulted the warehouse guard, and took a quantity of frankincense and transported it via a rented truck," ROP said.

After search and investigation, the accused were all arrested and confessed to the offences and were referred to the judicial authorities to complete the investigation.

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