Gui Xingshang, born in 1972, was recorded to steal VND30 million (US$1,292 ) from a carryon luggage of a sleeping passenger in overhead compartments on VN1341 flight from Cam Ranh Town in the central province of Khanh Hoa to Ho Chi Minh City.
His dishonest act was observed by other passengers who asked flight attendants to keep the Chinese man upon landing in Tan Son Nhat Airport. The owner of the carryon luggage announced to lose VND30 million.
Gui Xingshang came clean after police obtained video recordings from other passengers showing his actions.
Ren Dao Jun was detained for being caught red-handed stealing cash from sleeping fellow passenger on board plane.
However, his acts were observed by flight attendants who woke the sleeping man up to check his money in carryon luggage. The passenger reported to lose VND9.4 million which was found in Ren Dao Jun’s hand.
Upon landing in Tan Son Nhat Airport, the Chinese man was taken to police station for further investigation.