Egypt Independent

Cairo Airport refers thief to investigations after stealing from 5 passengers



Security at Cairo International Airport have referred a Chinese thief to investigation on Saturday after stealing from five passengers on board a Beijing-Cairo airplane as it flew to Cairo.

Sources at EgyptAir explained that the passenger had successfully stolen from other four passengers who were sleeping in the seats closest to them.

The fifth passenger caught the thief as her belongings were being taken and shouted at them.

The airplane’s security staff has seized over the theft and sent a signal to the control tower to recall policemen at the airport to initiative the investigation.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm