"I wore a hijab to inspire confidence." Touring thief detained in Karaganda

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In Karaganda, the police detained a thief-tourist from Astana, who is suspected of committing a series of thefts on the territory of Kazakhstan, adyrna.kz reports with reference to Polisia.kz.

The attacker acted by wearing a hijab to inspire confidence in others. A 25-year-old girl was detained by officers of the metropolitan police department of the Baikonyr District Unitary Enterprise.

In August of this year, the suspect, while on the territory of the market in Astana, stole 930 thousands tenge from a customer's bag. According to the victim, shortly before the theft, she took out a loan for personal needs.

On the facts of thefts, a pre-trial investigation is being carried out under Article 188 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During the investigation, it was established that the detainee committed thefts in other regions of the country. The thief is currently in custody.