Muscat: An Omani national was arrested and charged with theft and impersonating a police officer, Royal Oman Police (ROP) reported on Wednesday.
The man, according to ROP, has stopped an Asian national in Ruwi claiming he is a policeman and asking the victim for his documents.
“The man lured his victim to a nearby building, searched him and took his money,” ROP said.
Following the crime, the victim reported it to the Ruwi police station and the accused was found drunk and has been arrested.
ROP said the suspect has a criminal record.