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Dubai rape case solved after eight years, thanks to DNA test

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

19th Dec, 2019. 09:19 pm
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UAE: Dubai Police finally have solved the mystery after 8 years. According to the details, the police has solved the rape case which was registered in 2011.

The rapist has been identified by using advanced Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology, officials said on Thursday.

The incident was reported eight years go to Refaa Police Station, after an unknown man raped an Arabic woman. The case had remained open and unsolved since due to a lack of evidence and proofs.

Major-General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said, “Despite the case happening eight years ago, we didn’t close the case or stop searching for the suspect.

“There wasn’t enough evidence to identify the suspect and he left just one piece of biological evidence behind, which we kept for years until it helped to solve the mystery using the latest DNA technology,” he added.

“It is not the first time we have solved an unknown case after years of investigation. Dubai Police always chase the suspect and return the rights to victims.”

However, after identifying the suspect, Dubai Police discovered that he was already dead.

Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-In-Chief at Dubai Police, praised the work of experts in the forensic department and their hard work in solving the crime.

“The department has the most advance labs and using modern technology to fight the crime in Dubai,” officials said.

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