‘Cleaner’, 65, is arrested over theft of gems value £1MILLION from Princess Firyal of Jordan’s £6million London house – together with diamond bracelets, watches and earrings
- Suspect allegedly stole £1million of jewelry from property within the Belgravia space
- The 65-year-old suspect arrested, with relative, 37, reportedly labored as cleaner
- Residence belonged to Princess Firyal of Jordan, a humanitarian and philanthropist
A ‘cleaner’ has been arrested over the theft of gems value £1million from Princess Firyal of Jordan’s £6millino London house.
The 65-year-old lady is alleged to have stolen diamond rings, bracelets, watches and earrings whereas working on the princess’s house within the upmarket Belgravia space of London, in accordance with stories.
Princess Firyal, 76, a humanitarian and philanthropist, is the previous spouse of Prince Muhammad bin Talal, the second son of the late King Talal of Jordan.
The suspect is alleged to have stolen the jewelry from the property earlier than a 37-year-old relative allegedly offered the gadgets by way of an public sale home.
The cleaner is alleged to have stolen diamond rings, bracelets, watches and earrings whereas working on the princess’s (pictured) £6million property within the upmarket Belgravia space of London, in accordance with stories.
He was arrested after attempting to promote an extremely uncommon ring – mentioned to be one among six on the earth – by way of a supplier who alerted the police, stories The Sun.
The newspaper mentioned the cleaner, of Fulham, West London, and her relative had been arrested on November 26 earlier than being launched underneath investigation
Gadgets reportedly stolen embrace…
- An emerald and diamond ring; Tiffany jewelry;
- A diamond ring by Rene Boivin;
- A Cartier broach;
- Diamond and ruby pearl earrings;
- Solitaire diamond and ruby rings;
A spokesperson for the Met Police informed MailOnline: ‘On 26 November, police acquired an allegation of theft after a amount of jewelry was reported stolen from a property.
‘A 65-year-old lady and a 37-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of theft and subsequently launched underneath investigation.
‘Officers from the Central West Fundamental Command Unit are investigating. Enquiries proceed.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives of Princess Firyal for remark.
Born in Jerusalem in 1945, Princess Firyal grew up because the daughter of Farid Mahmoud Irshaid, a political chief who served within the authorities and as a parliamentarian within the Senate in Jordan.
Her mom Farida was Chair of the Purple Crescent Society in The West Financial institution.
After learning in America, she married Prince Muhammad bin Talal in 1964.
The prince is the second son of Talal bin Abdullah, who was king of Jordan from 1951 till his abdication a 12 months later in 1952.
King Talal’s brother, Hussein bin Talal, grew to become king and reigned till his demise in 1999.
He was in flip succeeded by his first son, the present monarch, King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.
Born in Jerusalem in 1945, Princess Firyal (pictured in 1997) grew up because the daughter of Farid Mahmoud Irshaid, a political chief who served within the authorities and as a parliamentarian within the Senate in Jordan
Princess Firyal and Prince Muhammad bin Talal had two sons throughout their marriage, which led to divorce in 1978.
Their sons are Prince Talal and Prince Ghazi.
After their divorce, Princess Firyal grew to become a long-term companion of American businessman Lionel Pincus.
She has been an UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador since 1992 and holds a lot of philanthropic positions, together with as a member of the Worldwide Council of the Tate Fashionable in London.