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An air-hostess of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been arrested in Toronto on charges of shop-lifting.
Pakistani media reports identified the air hostess as Maria Akhund. She was part of the PIA flight PK797 from Lahore to Toronto on Sunday.
The air hostess, who was to start her return journey with the PIA flight today, was arrested after she was caught stealing from a department store on the basis of CCTV footage.
The department store handed over the footage to police who interrogated the air hostess and the flight captain, according to the Express Tribune newspaper.
The newspaper also quoted PIA spokesperson Danyal Gilani as saying that “investigations are under way, and strict action will be taken against the air hostess if found guilty.”