MAKKAH (Web Desk) – Saudi police arrested seven African women deployed around the Grand Mosque to target pilgrims in their pickpocket operations.

The policemen watching the place in the Western town of Makkah arrested a woman as she tried to steal a female pilgrim, the Sabq newspaper said.

According to the police, the woman led the cops to her accomplices and all of them were arrested in the same place.

They included three from Sudan and four from Nigeria and large sums of money were found with them.