Maid held, jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh recovered
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Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 20:37
New Delhi: A maid servant and her husband have been arrested allegedly for stealing gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh in the Sarita Vihar area in the South East district, police said Thursday.

"Kiran, 26, and her husband Umesh, 36, both residents of village Navadia of Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh, were arrested yesterday from Sarita Vihar locality within 24 hours of committing the theft in the same area," Ajay Chaudhry, ACP, South East district, said.

Police also recovered the stolen gold and diamond jewellery from their possession, he said.

The maid servant was hired by her employer a few days before the theft, police said.


First Published: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 20:37

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