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Did airport employee steal from baggage of Haj pilgrims

Video: Baggage handler caught on camera stealing from luggage at airport

Fake news claim: A viral on social media, where a airport employee can be seen looking into several luggage, in order to make some quick money.

Examples of viral posts in circulation on Social Media like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Will @JetstarAirways tell about this video workers of jetstar airway stealing from luggage.
हज पर जाने वाले हाजियों के बेग से चोरी करते हुऐ आप भी देखे और दूसरो को भी दिखाये ताकी हज कमेठी और एयरपोर्ट ऑथोरिटी तक यह बात पहुँचाई जा सके

हज पर जाने वाले हाजियों के बेग से चोरी करते हुऐ आप भी देखे और दूसरो को भी दिखाये ताकी हज कमेठी और एयरपोर्ट ऑथोरिटी तक यह बात पहुँचाई जा सके 

Translated: See how things are being stolen from the bags of Haj pilgrims; show this to others too so that this matter reaches the Haj committee and the airport authorities

Facts Check Verdict: True  

News Verification: The video claiming theft being carried out inside an airplane, where a airport personal can be seen quickly checking multiple baggage’s.

The incident happened in Oct 13. 2017 at Phuket, Thailand. 

The 2:41 minute video has been watched over 1l akh times on social media. The video is not from India, but from Thailand.  Also the video is not from Hajj pilgrims, the video was shot in Phuket, Thailand.

As per dailymail artile,

The man, who is employed by third-party handling company, BAGS, was supposed to be loading luggage for a flight bound for Singapore at Phuket Airport. But the 27-year-old is seen unzipping suitcases and rummaging through the belongings of passengers. Baggage handler caught on camera stealing from luggage at airport Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%0:00 Previous Play Skip Mute Current Time 0:00 / Duration Time 2:48 Fullscreen Need Text

In a statement issued to Daily Mail Australia, the airline said it didn't employ any baggage handlers in Thailand, but used third-party handler, BAGS, who provided services for a range of airlines at Phuket airport.

As per nationthailand, The video is of a 27-year-old Abdullah Hayee Mayeh, who was arrested with a bluetooth speaker on Thursday after his robbery was recorded on video.

After the police showed the video to him, he confessed and returned the speaker to the public service department of the airport so it can return to its rightful owner.