PIA Staffers Accused Of Thefts At Hotels, Shops

British police has accused employees, especially air hostesses and stewards, of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) of stealing goods from hotels and shops during their stay in the country, reported Pakistan’s premier English daily Dawn.

PIA Staffers Accused Of Thefts At Hotels, Shops

KARACHI — British police has accused employees, especially air hostesses and stewards, of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) of stealing goods from hotels and shops during their stay in the country, reported Pakistan’s premier English daily Dawn.

In a letter written to the national carrier’s management, a senior official of Greater Manchester Police, Stuart Ellison, has requested that “I would be grateful if the PIA could confirm by return the steps it will take internally to support us as we look to solve this problem together.” The newspaper report further said that after repeated attempts to contact him, PIA spokesman Sultan Hassan, said the query had been communicated to the department concerned and its response was awaited,

Ellison said that retailers, hoteliers and individuals had been voicing concerns over the conduct of PIA crew and the goods stolen form hotels included gowns, towels, kettles and glasses.

Some of the key retailers from the Market Street Area of Manchester were regularly detaining PIA crew for shoplifting offences.