Servant arrested for stealing from employer

A domestic servant along with his accomplice have been arrested for allegedly stealing lakhs of rupees from his employer’s house in south-east Delhi, police said on Tuesday.

Chandan Kumar, 20, and his accomplice Arvind Paswan, who allegedly kept a part of stolen money, were arrested following investigations into the theft which took place in Chittaranjan Park on 11 October.

Telephone calls to his girl friend and an acquaintance landed Kumar, who stole lakhs of rupees from the house of one Devender Narang, in police net.

During investigation, Additional Commissioner of Police (South-East) Ajay Choudhary said, mobile phones of friends of Kumar were put under surveillance and a search party was sent to places of all possible hideouts.

‘We finally traced the culprits to North 24 Pargana in West Bengal.’ During interrogation, the officer said, Kumar told police that he has kept Rs 4.83 lakh in his wife’s house and Rs three lakh is kept at Paswan’s house in Alaknanda in New Delhi. This cash was recovered.
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