The Bengali gang, two of whom were illegal immigrants, had been causing power cuts and local police set up a special task force to catch them because of the high value of the thefts.
They were apprehended in the Sajaa district of the emirate after several calls to the police control room reporting the men had entered a power box there.
A Sharjah Police spokesman said: “A security official from the electricity authority reported that he had watched the accused go in to a power box. Immediately…
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