Lonely Planet Writer

Jakarta airport baggage handlers busted for luggage theft

Indonesian police have arrested four Lion Air employees for allegedly stealing items from checked bags at Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport after CCTV cameras in the airport’s baggage-handling area recorded a group of handlers opening luggage, rifling through the contents and stealing items.

Jakarta airport.
Jakarta airport. Image by VasenkaPhotography / CC BY 2.0

Airport management has promised to work more closely with the airport police and all airlines to boost security throughout the busy airport.

Read more: jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com