KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: The Jahra police have arrested an Asian porter working at the Jahra Hospital for stealing the handbags of patients, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the arrest came after a Kuwaiti woman filed a complaint against an unknown person of stealing her handbag which contained KD 500 cash; several civil and military IDs belong to her family. The complainant pointed finger of accusation against cleaning workers in the same ward she was receiving treatment in.
The cleaning workers were interrogated and securitymen managed to identify the thief who turned to be a porter. Police then raided his home in Farwaniya and found in his room the handbag which he had stolen from the patient. During interrogation the thief admitted to committing similar crimes before. He has been handed over the concerned authorities