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Maid held, jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh recovered

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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