New Delhi: A mother-daughter duo and three
of their relatives were arrested for allegedly robbing the
owner of the house, where the women worked as maids, of Rs 4
lakh in cash and jewellery after tying her up, police said
The arrests were made on a complaint by Poonam Ahuja, a
resident of Prashant Vihar in which she said that two boys
entered her house on Tuesday and tied her mouth, hands and
legs with clothes at knife point and robbed her of Rs 4 lakh
in cash and confined her in the bathroom by closing its door.
Ahuja said in her complaint that when the robbers entered
her room, her maids Pushpa and Pooja were present in the house
but when they decamped with the booty, the two women were also
Police arrested Raju, Pushpa, her daughter Pooja, her
husband Vinay and Poonam yesterday in connection with the
During investigation, police found that Pooja has shifted
her house from Haiderpur to village Pooth Kalan, Delhi and she
was later traced to a village in Badaun district in Uttar
"In the meantime, Vinay was traced by police in Mangol
Puri in Delhi and he was interrogated and arrested. During
interrogation he disclosed that the booty is with Raju and
Pushpa who went to their village Ujjaini and will come back in
the evening by bus yesterday," B S Jaiswal, Deputy
Commissioner of Police, outer district, said.
Based on the information, police arrested Raju, Pushpa
and Pooja after they deboarded the bus.
"All the accused were nabbed and during search of
their luggage all the robbed booty was recovered from them.
They were arrested," he said.
Jaiswal said Rs 3 lakh, a pendent with chain gold and
other atricles were recovered from their posession.