KUWAIT CITY, May 9: The Kuwait International Airport police have arrested eight Asians for opening the bags of passengers (arrival and departure) and stealing valuable items, reports Al-Rai daily.
A security source said the arrest came after four airlines complained to the airport security. One of the men, during interrogation admitted to the charge and gave names of the rest of the accomplices.
The source added the suspects had rented an apartment in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh to keep their loot. After taking legal procedures, securitymen raided the apartment and found the stolen stuffs hidden in a drum of rice.
Some of the passengers who complained the theft of their items were summoned to identify and take their possessions. The thieves have been referred to the authorities.