Maid and Lankan lover arrested in Kuwait for theft

Maid and Lankan lover arrested in Kuwait for theft

February 5, 2011   12:39 pm

KUWAIT CITY: Personnel from the Capital Investigations Department (CID) in Kuwait have identified that a maid and her Sri Lankan lover had been involved in a robbery of gold jewelries and watches worth KD 8,000 from a citizenís home in Kaifan, reports Alam Al-Yawm daily.

Sources said detectives from the Capital uncovered the citizenís maid and her Sri Lankan lover had stolen the items, after the case was reported to Kaifan Police station and later referred to the Capital Investigations Department.

Sources noted a team of detectives was formed to investigate the case, and the maid was placed under surveillance for several days. The officers discovered a Sri Lankan man was visiting the house frequently and they noticed it was the maidís lover who was planning to marry her.

In the course of interrogation, they admitted to stealing the items for their marriage ceremony in their home country, Arab Times reported.

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