Ludhiana, January 23
The police arrested the Nepalese cook, Amar Nepali, who had stolen Rs 15 lakh from the house of a businessman living in Urban Estate, Dugri. The police recovered Rs 70,000 from the cook.
The police said the cook had committed the theft on January 17. After committing the theft, the cook had left Ludhiana and started living in some other city. Yesterday, the cook went to his rented accommodation in Dugri to collect some household things and when the police got to know about his location, a raid was conducted and the cook was nabbed. The police said the cook had sent the stolen money to his parents living in some other state. The police have informed the parents of the cook about the theft case and asked them to return the money. —