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A Driver along with two petrol pump staffs booked for misusing petrol card in UAE

A 24-year-old Nepali and a-34-year-old Filipino allegedly laundered more than Dh58,000 worth of fuel in cash by misusing a card given to them by a driver. Records show the staffs of petrol pump would save the bogus transactions in the E-system and would pocket the money without any fuel filling. A driver is also accused of aiding and abetting the two station staff in the forgery offense.

They allegedly managed to embezzle the money on different occasions more than 30 fuel purchase transactions. The Pakistani driver, 37, is accused of embezzling thousands of dirhams by abusing trust and misusing a fuel refilling card. He is allegedly responsible for illegal transactions done with his card which was given to him to use for work-related trips.

The driver denied in court charges of embezzlement of public money, and criminal complicity in a forgery of e-receipts and use of forged e-documents. With the checking of CCTV footage of the petrol stations, it became clear the driver on trial was the one who used the card. A detailed statement showed he was responsible for 87 wrongful transactions and misuse of the card, the money of which he pocketed.


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