Baggage handler in Phuket airport caught stealing from luggage

Baggage handler in Phuket airport caught stealing from luggage
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Airport baggage handler, 27-year-old Abdullah Hayee Mayeh, was arrested with a bluetooth speaker on Thursday after his robbery was recorded on video.

CCTV cameras caught him trying to open the luggage of a passenger of Jetstar Airways flight on Tuesday at Bay 15 at Phuket International Airport while loading luggage onto the aircraft parked on the tarmac.

After the police showed the video to him, he confessed and returned the speaker to the public service department of the airport so it can return to its rightful owner.

Abdullah has been charged with robbery and taken to Saku Police Station for investigation.

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Posted by CGTN on Sunday, 15 October 2017
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