Senior bureaucrat suspended for stealing Kuwaiti official’s wallet

Senior bureaucrat suspended for stealing Kuwaiti official’s wallet
Pakistani authorities investigated the matter and identified the culprit after watching the CCTV footage. (Shutterstock)
Updated 02 October 2018

Senior bureaucrat suspended for stealing Kuwaiti official’s wallet

Senior bureaucrat suspended for stealing Kuwaiti official’s wallet
  • The bureaucrat worked with the Ministry of Industries and Production
  • The incident also caused some political friction in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s government suspended senior bureaucrat Zarrar Haider Khan on Sunday after he stole the wallet of a Kuwaiti dignitary following an official meeting.
Khan, who worked at the Ministry of Industries and Production, was caught on closed-circuit TV (CCTV). The Kuwaiti and his colleagues were visiting Pakistan to explore investment opportunities.
The incident happened after a meeting at the Economic Affairs Division. By the time the Kuwait official realized he had left his wallet on the table, it had already gone missing.
Pakistani authorities investigated the matter and identified the culprit after watching the CCTV footage.