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Japanese ship Thief Brainteaser for Sharp Brains

Japanese ship Thief Brainteaser

A Japanese ship was making its way through the Arabian Sea. The captain felt like taking a bath and thus went to the bathroom after removing his Rolex watch and gold bracelet. When he returned back from the bathroom, he found out that his valuables were missing.

He suspected five of his crew members. He called them in and asked all of them what they were doing for the last 15 minutes.

They replied as follows:parachute

The cook (with a butcher knife): I was in fridge room getting meat for cooking.

The Engineer (with some tools in hand): I was working on the generator engine.

The seaman (empty handed): I was on the mast correcting the flag which was upside down by mistake.

The Radio officer (with his headphones in hand): I was messaging to company that we will reach the port in the next two days that is Friday morning at 1100 hrs.

The navigation officer (empty handed): I was taking a nap before my night watch began.

Upon hearing all of them, the captain found out who was the thief. How did he know that? Who is the thief?

Japanese ship Thief Brainteaser

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Answer: The seaman
Explanation: Seaman said that he was on the mast correcting the flag which was upside down by mistake, however, the Japanese flag (on Japanese Ship) cannot be upside down since it is white colored with a red circle in the middle.

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