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Cook held for theft at ex-employer's Delhi house

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A 27-year-old cook was arrested on the charge of stealing ornaments, including diamonds, from the house of a 60-year-old woman who was his former employer in south Delhi, police said on Sunday.

Police said jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh was recovered from him.

of said the woman, a resident of New Friends Colony, had complained to police in July about the theft of diamonds, polki and kundan necklaces, earrings, and other jewellery while she was away.

Police said of Datuali Chander village in Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh, who had left his job as a cook at the elderly woman's house two months before the crime, was arrested on August 3.

He told police that he had started an eatery at Aali village in Sarita Vihar after leaving his job but the business was not good, forcing him to commit theft.



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First Published: Sun, August 05 2018. 19:22 IST