In the judgment, that took place just eight persons were convicted of the 20 persons arrested for the crime, which involved assaulting security defenses in four violent strikes at ATMs and currency exchanges across Sharjah in 2016.
According to a report by Gulf News, the verdict was handed down by Judge Majid Al Muhairi of Sharjah Criminal Court.
Gulf News said a prosecutor pointed out that the decision might be appealed and that the sentences can be downgraded to imprisonment. Khaleej Times, a UAE medium, reported Thursday that the ninth suspect was sentenced to six months imprisonment for possession of money that was stolen.
After serving the prison term, he would be deported. The UAE Police said they found experiments to identify and also checked surveillance cameras.
One of those defendants was thought to have returned part of this stolen money. An overall full of Dh1.8m cash was reportedly stolen from three different locations.
The analysis stated that the suspect denied the charge against him and asserted one of those suspect’s brothers asked him to transfer Dh60,000 into a merchant account in his home country (Nigeria).
The court detained the persons of prosecution assault and seizing money by force. Some of the accused were said to have confessed to their crimes while others denied the charges.