A textile shop in Naif was burned down recently by a former employee due to unpaid salary.
As reported by Reuters, the incident has cost AED1 million in damages. The 27-year-old suspect carried out the attack in an effort to take revenge against his employer who reportedly refused to pay his salary for a year.
The owner of the textile shop, on the other hand, allegedly told the employee’s new company that he was a runaway employee. In no time, this made the new employer canceled his work visa.
After the incident, the former employee then broke into the shop to steal cash. After finding out that there was no money, he set the shop on fire and fled.