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Baggage handler caught stealing from luggage


Airport baggage handler, 27-year-old Abdullah Hayee Mayeh, was arrested with a bluetooth speaker on Thursday after his robbery was recorded on video.

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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 processing.

Published : October 13, 2017

By : Phuket Gazette