Loader steals gold bangles from Spice Jet flyer's luggage at Mumbai airport

Updated: Jun 06, 2019, 17:14 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The CISF officer found gold bangles, weighing about 40gm from the loader's bag that he had stolen from a passenger

Loader steals gold bangles from Spice Jet flyer's luggage at Mumbai airport
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Important items and valuables, including laptops, jewellery, watches and mobiles should never be put in check-in bags, and they should always be carried within the safe confines of one's cabin baggage. In a shocking incident, a CISF personnel caught the loader of a ground handling company with two gold bangles he had stolen from the check-in bag of a passenger bound for Dubai from Mumbai airport. M K Choudhary, CISF sub-inspector noticed suspicious images of metallic items in the baggage of a Celebi-NAS (ground-handling company) loader at Terminal 2.

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"He immediately stopped the conveyor belt and told the loader to open the bag for a physical check,'' said a CISF official. According to the Times of India, two gold bangles, weighing about 40gm, were found. "The loader revealed that he stole the bangles from the check-in luggage of a SpiceJet flight. The airline, ground-handling company and police were informed. Later, the Celebi-NAS staffer, along with the recovered bangles valued at about Rs 1.2 lakh, were handed over to Sahar police,'' the CISF added.

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