A court in the United Arab Emirates has directed the deportation of an airport worker, who is of Indian-origin, held for stealing two mangoes from the luggage of a passenger in 2018, reads a media report.
On Monday, the Court of First Instance has asked the 27-year-old worker to deport to India after paying a fine of 5000 Dirham, for stealing two mangoes worth around 6 Dirham on August 2017, reported source.
During the process of interrogation and prosecution probe, the convict has recounted that he had been working at Terminal 3 of Dubai Airport. His duties comprise of loading travelers’ luggage onto the conveyer belt from the flight and vice versa.
The accused has also confessed that he has stolen two mangoes on August 11, 2017, from a fruit box, which was about to be shipped to India as he was thirsty and looking for water.
In April 2018, Dubai Police has interrogated the worker about the incident, after which he was arrested and his place was scrutinized well. However, no further stolen items were discovered from his place.
A security officer has complained that he saw the convict on a warehouse opening the traveler’s baggage and stealing from them.
The accused also has the right to appeal the law within 15-days.