Nine expats arrested for stealing KD 70,000 over two years

Nine expatriates employed in a shop were arrested for systematically looting the Kuwaiti owner of a total of KD70,000 by manipulating the accounts.Those arrested have been referred to the Public Prosecution to pursue further measures.

The incident came to light when the lady owner of the shop discovered manipulations in the accounts. On questioning the accountant eventually admitted that he had been stealing from the shop for the past two years. He also implicated the rest of the staff as having joined him in sharing the stolen loot.