Having your mobile phone stolen while on holiday could leave you with unpleasant memories of your trip. But Dubai Police turned around one woman’s experience of Dubai.
The Spanish tourist initially thought she had lost the handset during a desert safari trip, but when she watched footage from her video camera that was in the same bag, she saw a hand reaching into the steal the phone.
Dubai Police arrested the company’s driver on suspicion of stealing the phone, which they returned to the woman in Spain. The Tourist Police Department of the Dubai Police Criminal Investigation and Investigation Department doubly surprised the tourist by sending along a gift too.
The holiday maker was delighted to reunited with her phone, which contained photos and happy memories of her trip. Introducing herself as Martina, she sent officers a heartwarming video. “I would like to thank the good work of the police. Thanks to your excellent work, I have recovered my cell phone,” she says.
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Dr. Mubarak Saeed Bnawas al-Kutbi, director of the tourist police department, said that the woman was impressed by the police’s keenness and dedication.
Anyone can contact the tourist police by calling 901 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.