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A maid and her Sri Lankan lover have been identified by the Kuwaiti Capital Investigations Department as those who stole the gold jewelry and watches worth KD 8,000 from a Kuwaiti citizen’s home in Kaifan, Kuwait the Alam Al-Yawm daily reported.

Sources said detectives from the Capital uncovered the Kuwaiti citizen’s 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 maid’s 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 )

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  • Sunny Saturday, 05 February 2011 11:48 AM

    people will say that this too is the fault of MR and the government

    clifton powers Saturday, 05 February 2011 11:58 AM

    Aiyo what a mess !

    AF Saturday, 05 February 2011 12:10 PM

    Whats new about?

    Riyazi-Dorking Saturday, 05 February 2011 12:35 PM

    Nothing new !! Even our politicians also come under this category !!

    Karuna Amman Sunday, 06 February 2011 05:05 AM

    Or this might be another setup to trap poor servants .. ok keep that in mind always

    MM Sunday, 06 February 2011 05:43 AM

    Its not new ...Lankan ministers are doing the same...what is the different.

    mike Sunday, 06 February 2011 06:35 AM

    its a shame people here comment without knowing da facts. this is fault of employer not paying wages /abusing & then false charges? can our maids go against a locals word? this type of things are common. where is our embassodor in kwt?

    S. Aran Johnny Sunday, 06 February 2011 07:40 AM

    KD8,000? Get real young man!

    S. Aran Johnny Sunday, 06 February 2011 07:37 AM

    Repeating the same old stuff, mike?

    Priyanka Saturday, 05 February 2011 02:19 PM

    when it comes to trust, I do not trust asians than mainstream society of the country where I live.

    E.N.Gland Sunday, 06 February 2011 08:49 AM

    Shame on you, I hope you have considered yourself also untrustworthy.

    balaya Sunday, 06 February 2011 09:01 AM

    Ane ! if the S.L ruler r perfect y do v people come to dis desert.

    mike Sunday, 06 February 2011 09:43 AM

    uncle jonny even if repeated 100000 times da truth has to be told. becase its da same old treatment that maids here get which is not only Srilankans.

    citizen1 Saturday, 05 February 2011 03:32 PM

    excellent!

    citizen1 Saturday, 05 February 2011 03:34 PM

    It all starts at the top!

    Ideat Saturday, 05 February 2011 03:39 PM

    Not few, it seems most

    Sampath Saturday, 05 February 2011 03:41 PM

    No its fault of Kuwaity. they might not have paid salary.

    Idiat Saturday, 05 February 2011 03:44 PM

    This is why they nail maids.

    Faqi Saturday, 05 February 2011 04:37 PM

    No one is surprised at this.

    Pain in the neck Saturday, 05 February 2011 05:02 PM

    Why? The least educated and the most desperate are sent to places that pay very little for the work demanded.

    ghdasdas Saturday, 05 February 2011 10:33 AM

    where ever we go we shine

    badboy Saturday, 05 February 2011 10:34 AM

    this is how we Sri Lanka get a bad name where ever we go. even in Europe ..

    Royalist Saturday, 05 February 2011 10:38 AM

    Were they from the Diyawanna area?

    faizalsamsu Saturday, 05 February 2011 10:35 AM

    Because of few, all Lankans gonna get this label...:(

    local boy Saturday, 05 February 2011 10:54 AM

    all the best for thief.


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