Domestic helps held for series of thefts in Delhi

July 11th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The police have arrested a couple for allegedly committing a series of thefts in houses here after drugging their employers. The couple identified as Sardool Singh (30) and Sushma (39) were arrested near a DTC bus stand at Sarai Kale Khan inter-state bus terminus on the Ring Road, the police said Friday.

According to the police, the couple would scan the newspapers for advertisements for house helps.

After getting the job, they would observe the activities of their employers.

They would then mix tablets in tea or food. After the drug took effect, the duo would flee with valuables and cash in the house.

“They usually shifted their house after every incident to evade arrest,” the police said.

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